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Above the fold

Posted by: | March 15, 2016 | No Comment |

On March 6th 2016,  Former First Lady Nancy Reagan passed away. Here is what was on the cover major newspapers the next day. Monday March 7th, 2016 Looking at top of each front page, called “above the fold” we can see the majority have a picture and a story about the passing of the first […]

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Trump. The rise of a demagogue

Posted by: | February 23, 2016 | No Comment |

  Donald Trump. By now he is arguably the most popular man in America — next to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, that is. Well what exactly does that say about America? Donald Trump has made his claim to wealth and fame through his various real estate ventures and by way of media. However, this American […]

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Once upon a time if you wanted to watch a movie you went to your corner cinema. If you wanted to watch TV, you’d sit in front of a big box and watch what was playing. If you wanted to hear the newest music you would wait and listen for it on the radio.   […]

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Many people believe that if the Internet didn’t exist, Barack Obama never would have won the Democratic Party’s 2008 nomination, or even more so, the presidency. When he entered the race in February 2007, the then-46-year-old Illinois senator had spent very little time in Washington and was considered a long-shot candidate by many. However, the […]

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Who chooses the news?

Posted by: | October 7, 2014 | No Comment |

Every day there are hundreds, even thousands of stories published on the Internet. Who decides what to write or post? Is there a rhyme or reason to the types of articles written daily? Perhaps, in my opinion, there is a reason as to why certain topics become the top stories on the left side of the Google News page. […]

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Social networking sites like twitter, facebook, tumblr, help you connect and find almost anyone, from a friend sitting two seats away from you in your American Literature class, to a girl you dated back in high school ten years ago. The cool thing about these sites is that they can make you feel as though […]

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Newspapers Technically Not In Trouble

Posted by: | November 12, 2012 | No Comment |

Just about 15 years into the ‘online era,’ newspapers are suffering — but not as bad as was once thought. Besides the fact that daily newspaper circulation has been dropping every year for the past two decades, newspaper companies still experience decent business for a world overwhelmed by the Internet and electronic news. The case […]

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a history of social media?

Posted by: | October 28, 2012 | No Comment |
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According to  Beth Hayden and Rafal Tomal at copyblogger, There’s nothing new about “social media.” Hayden and Tomal also state that,”the concept behind Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networking tools isn’t new. These sites just give us new, sexy, and easy-to use ways to do what we’ve always wanted to do online — exchange ideas and […]

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News is Ubiquitous

Posted by: | October 25, 2012 | No Comment |

News is ubiquitous. But does that mean that people are actually absorbing it? Television has given people the ability to see what’s going on in the world at anytime. Internet is another medium that informs people about the local and worldly happenings. But what are you taking away from it? I get it, your busy. […]

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Propoganda is not dead

Posted by: | October 4, 2012 | No Comment |

Propoganda is generally thought of as the comic-like posters on city walls or public service announcements that have been left behind in mid-20th century antiquity. However, all one must do to realize that propaganda is alive and well is turn on their television, especially during election season. It’s presence is ubiquitous: before practically every Youtube […]

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The New Newspaper

Posted by: | September 30, 2012 | No Comment |

How many of you still read the newspaper…any newspaper? How many of you get your news from it? How many of you get your news from social media? Well, you’re on a blogging site right now for starters. Either for the best or the worst, online news revenue has surpassed that of the print news. […]

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