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The Internet. It’s bigger than every newspaper, television network, radio station and CB line combined. The transfer of information from one side of the world, once taking days, weeks, or even months, is now instantaneous. Through the brilliance of Skype, my next-door neighbor can speak face to face with members of his family back in […]

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Newspapers vs. The Internet

Posted by: | October 31, 2011 | No Comment |

Old news vs. New news. The decline of the newspaper industry is imminent. With a decline in circulation and an increasing number of online newspapers, the paper newspaper that we are accustomed to is on the path to extinction. If this video doesn’t foreshadow it’s demise then I don’t know what does.  

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Let’s do the time warp again

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

Since we took our first test last class, I decided I’d do a wrap-up of all the ethnic press events from our timeline.

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I’m on a horse…

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

Where were you? Where were you when American advertising got turned on its collective head? When marketing students and practitioners alike were met by a man on a horse and told from that day forth to “Be silly”?

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Internet: The public forum

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

We’ve come to the point that we can have open assembly about anything we want, whenever we want with people from all around the world. The Internet is such a huge and important tool for helping us maintain and use our First Amendment rights. I came upon an article on Mashable.com today entitled Share Your […]

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The opinions of opinions

Posted by: | November 17, 2010 | No Comment |

One of the (great?) things that internet journalism has created is the ability for people to “comment” on the news. Have you ever been to a CNN.com article and skimmed through the story just to get to the comments? I have. It can be infuriating and funny at the same time. The “Comment” section has […]

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History of the Distribution of News

Posted by: | September 15, 2010 | 1 Comment |

40,000BC: Americas are settled. News spreads by word of mouth. 59 BC: spread of news began in Ancient Rome, with the Acta Diurna, made public by Julius Caesar. These were government announcement bulletins which were carved in metal or stone, and posted in public places. 618: tipao, early government- produced news sheets, distributed in China during […]

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In our previous three blog entries, we discussed how technological advancements like the printing press, steam engine, telegraph, radio, and television (see beow) have helped spread information and the news to the public-at-large.   In our final entry, we will continue the discussion on how technology has helped shape the spread of information and the news. Source: http://www.wired.com Like the television set, the Internet (see picture below) was another revolutionary advancement in technology, in terms […]

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The power of sight

Posted by: | November 18, 2009 | No Comment |

Traditionally newspapers are known for being black and gray.  Some papers, however, break the mold.  USA Today is this type of paper.  With a bold layout, USA Today has proven a little color leads to a lot of success. The paper has boasted the highest circulation numbers since 2003, until The Wall Street Journal recently […]

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There is a lot of talk of the newspaper going into extinction.  The internet can give us everything we could ever want for free with the click of a mouse.  So then why would we possibly miss the newspaper?  One answer:  feel. There is nothing that feels quite like a crinkly newspaper, rustling as you […]

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