August 23, 2017

The New York Times caused quite a stir on the Internet last week. It ran an article highlighting some boba shops in New York City with the headline, "Those Blobs In Your Tea? They're Supposed To Be There." The article was written as if boba had JUST reached popularity...

August 20, 2017

A few personal updates: Work has been great and a lot of people in my life showed a lot of support, which was really humbling.

But working hard warrants some fun, and I recently discovered this gem: fake news games. Nieman Lab highlighted these games a couple weeks ago....

August 2, 2017

An Annenberg classmate had a get-together last weekend in Downtown Los Angeles. She got a job as staffer for an exciting campaign out of state and invited some people to catch up at a bar before she left. I was in the area anyway, so I went early...and quickly realized...

July 22, 2017

When I revived this blog, I promised myself to write something related to digital media at least once a week. But since I’m in the middle of job hunting, I decided to write another quick piece so that I won’t feel completely frustrated if I miss my self-imposed Wednesd...

July 19, 2017

Some interesting news: Snap Spectacles are now available on Amazon, though the $129.99 price tag still hasn’t lowered. There have been rumors lately that the next generation of Snap Spectacles will include some augmented reality features, which is a topic that I’ve bee...

July 12, 2017

Instagram's influence on mainstream culture fascinated me ever since I visited its campus last year. According to the Pew Research Center, Instagram is the second-most used platform used in the U.S.. I'll admit that haven’t been active until recently. When I was a jour...

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Keep Calm & Carreon (& Write)

I'm Heidi Carreon, a SoCal native with a love of writing and being involved in a variety of communities. This is a blog of my life as a Asian American woman working in an ever-changing media landscape. All images and graphics on this site were done by me unless stated otherwise.


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