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Technology and Journalism. The two words go together like peanut butter and jelly. Journalism as a whole has been influenced by technology greatly over the past hundreds of years. The biggest enhancement has been the velocity at which news is delivered and distributed. As technology has gotten better and better, the speed of news has […]

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The father of baseball

Posted by: | November 19, 2011 | No Comment |

America’s pastime. The father must be one of the all-time great players like Ruth, Mantle, or Aaron. Wrong. The father of the game is none other than Henry Chadwick. Chadwick was the first ever sports reporter. But beyond that, Chadwick was a pioneer of baseball, as stated on his Hall of Fame plaque. He enhanced […]

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Why is fake news so popular?

Posted by: | November 1, 2011 | No Comment |

The Onion. How is it so popular? I have never appealed to it, but maybe I’m just a weirdo who focuses on reality. A satirical newspaper is so unnecessary to me. We already have SNL poking fun, lets leave the news medium we love so much alone. Maybe I’m just jealous. This article on Yahoo! […]

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Is baseball still relevant?

Posted by: | October 25, 2011 | No Comment |

[View the story “Americas Pastime, but not the future” on Storify]

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Power of Twitter

Posted by: | October 18, 2011 | No Comment |

Having been part of the¬†Twitter world for over a year now, I just recently realized how powerful this social media tool it is. Twitter helped start a revolution in Egypt. A year ago I never would have guessed Twitter would have that much influence in the world. I was just tweeting some stupid comments about […]

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[View the story “Apple iOS5 is taking over ” on Storify]

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He’s back for another 20 years

Posted by: | October 4, 2011 | No Comment |

Brett Favre is back. Don’t worry though, this time he’s bringing his gunslinging mentality to journalism. He just can’t stay away. Here’s video of Favre making his college football broadcasting debut:  

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The new news apps

Posted by: | September 26, 2011 | No Comment |

Tablets are the latest craze around the world in 2011. From the iPad, to the Galaxy Tab and now even Amazon wants a crack at it. Sure these things are cool to play with, but did we really think it would change the face of journalism? Sports Illustrated last year created what I think is […]

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Cam Newton

Posted by: | September 19, 2011 | No Comment |

Although the Carolina Panthers have started the season 0-2, their #1 overall pick is already living up to his legend. Cam Newton in two games has already thrown for over 850 yards. This has shattered rookie records and he is only the sixth player of any kind to throw for over 400 yards in two […]

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The first newspaper

Posted by: | September 13, 2011 | No Comment |

The Roman empire was one of the most powerful ancient civilizations of all time. They also created the earliest form of a newspaper called the Acta. One might think this newspaper would be filled with great stories like gladiators or crime. Instead it was just a few short selections from the Senate each day. The […]

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Who needs it more?

Posted by: | September 5, 2011 | No Comment |

September 11, 2011. Exactly 10 years after the terrorist attacks aimed at both New York City and the Nations Capital; the New York Football Giants will travel to Landover, Maryland to face the Washington Redskins. The past decade has been very different for both franchises. The Giants have been to the NFL Playoffs five times […]

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