Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stuart Hall: Representation & the Media

Hi everybody, I was really impressed with the presentation in class today, it was extremely dense with a lot of thought provoking ideas that came across faster than I could keep up with by taking notes.  I checked out the … Continue reading

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“Journalism doesn’t come with an instruction manual”

Please read this fascinating piece by Mindy McAdams, a journalism professor at the University of Florida, about the need for J-students to learn how to learn ( – other things than just writing). What do you think? Where are you … Continue reading

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Everything you put in an article matters – words, letters, images, colors, shapes, etc.

Check out this very interesting article from MediaBistro.com’s 10,000 Words blog about how journalists should start thinking in terms of online “usability.”

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“What newspapers and other media could learn from Reddit”

Excerpt from the GigaOm piece: “As they try to move online, or become reader-supported the way the New York Times is, more newspapers and other media outlets are going to have to get serious about building community — and that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Journ 494MI: Media, Technology and Culture!

Hi guys, Please take a moment to familiarize yourselves with the content of this blog. Please take a look at the Syllabus and the Schedule of Readings in particular. Then, please go to Assignments and complete the Thursday, Sept. 6 … Continue reading

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