Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sexism in Journalism: The story of Lara Logan

The resignation of Egyptian president Mubarak caused celebration in not only Egypt, but in America and across the entire globe. Of course and unfortunately, there were casualties in the country’s quest for better wages and liberation – between 350 and … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera in the US- finally

Besides online, Americans could not access the middle eastern news network Al Jazeera. Perhaps no television networks had picked it up due to unfair biased. As discussed in my JRN 310 class, a lot of people automatically assume Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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Togetherville- Social Networking for Children

Facebook has become an unescapable part of both social and pop culture. To me it seems like everyone has a Facebook- professors, parents, grandparents. Disney, being the savvy business enterprise it is, has decided to get it’s hand in on … Continue reading

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Google: The Vigilante of the Net

Content farms are essentially websites that post large amounts of copied and pasted information for the sole purpose of gaining traffic (Mashable.com). Inconvenient to most search engine users, Google has decided to take a stand. The world’s number one search … Continue reading

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Twitter delves deeper into the journalism world

As a frequent tweeter, I do get around to reading the Twitter pages of people high up in both the news industry and the government. Twitter, in my opinion, has become a viral podium for people like Sarah Palin, Anderson … Continue reading

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