Toxic frame

Concepts

The Ds

Media differences

Clark and Brennan (1991) “grounded”:

Asynchronous

Escalation

Escalation effects

Lock in

Confirmation bias
…?
Fundamental attribution error
My success is because of my character (disposition), my losses because of bad fortune (situation); your success is due to luck, and your failures to your character.

Email’s impact

egs?

Exercise

1. Media today

  1. Think about what’s changed in the past ten years (3 minutes)
    • always connected (return of synchronicity?)
    • status updates
    • even shorter messages (K-bombs)
    • photos
    • …?
  2. Share in group (5 minutes)
  3. Share with class.

2. Conflict model

  1. In a group create a model of
    1. today’s media characteristics
    2. process effects (including Suler)
      • Dissociative anonymity (you don’t know me)
      • Invisibility (you can’t see me)
      • Asynchronicity (see you later)
      • Dissociative imagination (just a game)
      • Solipsistic introjection (all in my head)
      • Minimizing authority (we’re equals)
    3. implication for conflict (good or bad)
  2. Draw on board and be prepared to discuss

Questions?

Wrap up

Conclusion