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Television: the new coffeehouse?

Posted by: | September 30, 2014 | No Comment |

As I spoke about in my first post┬áregarding the history of coffeehouses, their purpose has changed over the years. However, I wanted to delve deeper into what replaced the purpose these meeting grounds once served. We know that when coffeehouses first arose in the 1700s, they were primarily a forum for spoken news. A very┬áprominent […]

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He’s dead, and everyone knows it thanks to the handy work of a few amateur videographers with cell phone cameras and AK-47’s. The rule of former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi lasted over 40 years, and after an eight-month civil war, he was captured and killed by rebel forces. 40 years ago, political power was […]

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You don’t have to be poor to know that the lower and middle class are beginning to show their frustration with current economic policies around the world, but at the core of every social movement is a close-knit community of organizers waiting for their chance to spread the word. In France, protesting is considered more […]

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Those who are familiar with the short-lived 2003-2006 sitcom “Arrested Development” might chuckle when I say, “Taste the happy, Michael.” “Arrested Development,” which ran for three seasons before Fox canceled the show due to poor ratings, gained critical acclaim during its stint while attracting a cult following. Due to its unconventional humor, the show wasn’t […]

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Traditional journalism has long surpassed its peak in what’s now considered ‘old media,” but who are the real traditional journalists? It can be argued that rather than a decline in old media and a birth of new, what’s really occurring in today’s fast-pace, technologically advanced society is a reversion to traditional methods of spoken news. […]

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…everyone’s got one and they all stink. Or is it opinions? I get them confused seeing how interrelated having a twitter account and broadcasting your opinion can be. Professor Klein considers Twitter to be the new word-of-mouth when it comes to spreading the news, but if you’re going to spread news, then sooner or later […]

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