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...