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  Harold Ross and Henry Luce may not ring a bell but The New Yorker and Time magazine probably do. Ross and Luce were publishing rivals that shared one common goal: success.

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Travel profile: Samantha Brown

Posted by: | November 7, 2011 | No Comment |
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Samantha Brown is just your modern day travel renaissance woman. She does it all. Samantha Brown hosts quite a few shows on the  Travel Channel: Great Hotels, Passport to Europe, Passport to Latin America,Girl Meets Hawaii, Great Vacation Homes, Great Cruises, Great Weekends, Passport to China and the latest, Samantha Brown’s Asia as well some […]

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Twitter  and social media in general has revolutionized we do just about everything.

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British newspapers

Posted by: | October 24, 2011 | No Comment |

British newspapers have come a long since the Licensing Act and censorship of the 17th century. In 2011 there are hundreds of newspapers in UK as well as Sunday newspapers that have taken over. In this blog, I’ll be giving you a little rundown on the top five newspapers in the UK as well as […]

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The Travel Channel is a great way to see the world without leaving your living room. The Travel Channel has a number of different programs that take you around the world, exploring every nook and cranny. One of their biggest stars is chef and host of the program ” Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” is Anthony […]

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British contributions: Robert Fisk

Posted by: | October 12, 2011 | No Comment |

Robert Fisk is a Middle East correspondent for British newspaper The Independent. He is regarded as one of the most well respected and well known foreign correspondents in international journalism. Fisk was born in Kent, England where went to school at  Lancaster University and then earned his PhD in Political Science at Trinity College in […]

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This Tuesday our guest speaker is Jack Censer. Mr. Censer used to teach The History of Journalism and is a fan of the Old Regime French Press and the French Revolution (all according to Professor Klein so if this is not true I refuse to be held accountable). Anyway, one of my themes is the […]

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There are a number of different ways to document your travels: travel blogs, travel journals, vlogs and even Twitter. Long before Tumblr and Blogger, people actually hand wrote their travels in journals. One of the earliest examples is from Christopher Columbus notes on Marco Polo. Here is a picture: Travel reporting also has origins from […]

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British contributions (and scandals)

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

Great Britain has given us many things. The Spice Girls. David Beckham. Penicillin. But they have also given us great contributions to the world of journalism. In 1624, the first newspaper ad was printed and just a couple of years later they printed the first correction that increased newspaper credibility. With the end of the British […]

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The velocity of news: a timeline.

Posted by: | September 12, 2011 | No Comment |

I attempted to create a timeline of the velocity of news. This was not exactly an easy feat but three websites and three new accounts later I finally succeeded. Hopefully. Maybe. The velocity of news: a timeline. While creating this I noticed a couple of things. The velocity of news changed rapidly in periods of […]

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No longer are the days where one must wait for the morning paper to read breaking news. By the time you get to the paper the next day, the rest of the world has moved on. These days, news doesn’t spread any faster than it does on the social media website Twitter. Created by Jack […]

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