Painting artist IG:@ryanlhtx made for Vanessa’s Protest in Houston.

She was a woman, a sister, a daughter, a friend, a U.S Army Soldier.

Vanessa Guillen was a well-respected person by everyone she knew. The statements that her family/friends have made of who she was as a person have touched the hearts of people all over the world, and even…

After taking News and Social Media with Sofia Ojeda (OMG! Still in shock), I can truly say that I have learned so much throughout my time in this course. We went through all the loops of how much Social Media pertains to the News in this day and age. …

“People are less frequently opening up a web browser and typing the address of a news website. Rather, more and more people end up at news websites by clicking a link in a social media post that catches their attention. “, Anthony Ardonato.

With all this new technology, Journalist are often pushed on new trends and apps that force them to participate and if the Journalist is smart enough these trends/apps can actually benefit their career.

In the Trint article, “Social Media for Journalist: Why is it so important?” the author states, “Of…

Social media users now being able to share anything they want calls for a great amount of fake news…

In present day, “Fake News” is a term that many people have their own definition to. Essentially they are false and un-credible news stories that are put out by people in…

My take on the Black Lives Matter Movement in 2020

We can all agree that this year has been one of the hardest years of our lives. Not only have we been going through a global pandemic, but we have also been forced to realize so many of our wrongs…

From paper and writing to my iPhone and typing

The first social media site began in 1997, since then it has evolved into so many different platforms. The present ones now being You-tube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and of course we can’t forget Snap chat. Cell phones have evolved, social media…

Hello everyone,

My name is Betsy Acosta, I am a Journalism student at the University of Houston. This space will be used for me to showcase my writing as I move through my academic career as a journalism/communications student. I hope that my writing innovates, educates, and makes a change. Writing has always been a way to express myself and show my passion about the things that matter to the most to me so I hope this blog allows me to do just that. I am excited to write for you all, and share my thoughts with you.

Welcome to my blogs, this is only the beginning.

Betsy Acosta

UH Journalism student with a whole lot to say. Passionate about the things that matter to me. Follow me on my socials @betsyyacosta on all handles!

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