Monthly Archives: November 2013

Change the way we cover tragedy?

     We’ve discussed different ways to cover events, debated the psyche of the American teen, gun use, views of women in the media and the impact of technology on younger generations. As we grow closer to finishing the semester, … Continue reading

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History in real time?

This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time. The NY Times wrote about two Twitter pages that are dedicated to two historical topics, one being John F Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago this … Continue reading

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Questioning validity and morality of blogs

I stumbled upon a few of the same shared links on Facebook, proving that traffic to a link puts it on more people’s newsfeeds, a useful tactic of social media. The link led me to a blog called Return of … Continue reading

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News Culture: Getting fired Within 5 Minutes or Expressing Personal Opinion?

Over the weekend, I came across a video on my Facebook newsfeed that many of the people in my network shared.  The article as the title explains is about “Judge Napolitano: How to get fired from Fox in under 5 … Continue reading

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Boston Strong?

Boston suffered a tragedy in April of this year. The events of Marathon Monday in Boston won’t soon be forgotten, but is the media, and Boston community capitalizing on the tragedy? Since April, the term “Boston Strong” has been used … Continue reading

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Media’s Take on Being Disconnected

Recently, we have been talking about how our generation is connected to a screen almost all the time. Compared to past generations, we are more involved with our digital personas than we are with our real life. Many people have … Continue reading

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“The 2014 Olympics might feel more like 1914”

So it has been reported in this article that at the 2014 Olympics held in Sochi, Russia, journalists will be forbidden from using phones, tablets, or any sort of technological advice that allows them to tweet, instagram, vine, or share … Continue reading

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