The Guilfordian

Letter to the Editor: why “Kony 2012” is trending

Maxwell Taylor, Guest Writer

March 30, 2012

More than 64,000,000 people have viewed the “Kony 2012” viral video since March 5 and expressed their loathing for Ugandan guerilla warrior and Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. The atrocities carried out by Kony for over 30 years have become household conversation in a week’s time....

Kony 2012: a calculated social networking triumph

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Kony 2012 first came to us in a slick, shiny package with a seemingly innocuous message. In the two weeks since, the movement has been torn up and discredited due to a vocal opposition critical of the campaign’s merits and validity. However, if we could set aside the more ethical questions of right...

Kony 2012: a virtual call for social outrage

Haejin Song

March 23, 2012

Kony 2012. Stop Kony. Make him famous. Having been viewed more than 83 million times on YouTube, the Kony 2012 film has managed to capture the attention, hearts and critique of many. The viral video sensation focuses on Joseph Kony, the notorious leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, who was...