Archive for May, 2008

week 9 – how technology shapes the world, cont’d

Posted on 29 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– Why networks matter
– What is the role of computer code in shaping social processes? How is this related to politics and what are the implications for journalism and those who practice it?
– How do financial pressures shape news and public service?
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week 9 – questions

Posted on 27 May 2008. Filed under: Questions |

Each week, I compile your questions in a post like this. Having your questions and link here is the first step towards my recording the week’s points in the spreadsheet. It is your responsibility to alert me if I erred (did not mark and extra-credit or missed your questions).

Remember: questions must NOT be closed-ended … appending “why?” doesn’t count! Think and rephrase. This will help you when you are preparing for an interview!
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week 9: how technology shapes the world

Posted on 27 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– Why networks matter
– What is the role of computer code in shaping social processes? How is this related to politics and what are the implications for journalism and those who practice it?
– How do financial pressures shape news and public service?

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week 8 – the legal environment, cont’d

Posted on 20 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– Ethics, copyright and other laws
– Should political/news bloggers have a code of ethics?
Technologies: Creative Commons License

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week 8 – the legal environment

Posted on 20 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– Ethics, copyright and other laws
– Should political/news bloggers have a code of ethics?
– Technologies: Creative Commons License

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Week 7 – Podcasting, Flickr And YouTube, cont’d

Posted on 15 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– What is the impact of NetVideo on politics and mainstream newspapers?
– What is the role and future of the multi-media journalist?
Technologies: YouTube, Blip.tv, Current.tv, Flickr

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week 7 – moving beyond the blog: podcasting, Flickr and YouTube

Posted on 13 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

– What is the impact of NetVideo on politics and mainstream newspapers?
– What is the role and future of the multi-media journalist?
Technologies: YouTube, Blip.tv, Current.tv, Flickr

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Questions – Week 7

Posted on 13 May 2008. Filed under: Questions |

Each week, I compile your questions in a post like this. Having your questions and link here is the first step towards my recording the week’s points in the spreadsheet. It is your responsibility to alert me if I erred (did not mark and extra-credit or missed your questions).

Remember: questions must NOT be closed-ended … appending “why?” doesn’t count! Think and rephrase. This will help you when you are preparing for an interview!
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week 6 – TH – social media and politics, cont’d

Posted on 8 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes |

Agenda

  • Guest Speaker: Jody Brannon, former online editor, USA Today, now senior editor, MSN.com
  • Student Reading
  • Politics & social media
  • Discussion re “ah-ha’s” and the rest of our time together
  • Pundits

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Ah’s and the rest of the quarter

Posted on 8 May 2008. Filed under: Class Notes, Questions |

From Week 5 comments:
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