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When News Isn’t News

Posted May 10th, 2011 at 6:03 pm (UTC-4)
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How Long Before “New” Media Becomes “Old”? This morning began with an experiment. Rather than pick up my daily newspaper, flip on the radio or even look at the television, I decided to get all my news solely from my iPad. It was different…and honestly, not very satisfying. For example, browsing through Google News there […]

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Alive In Benghazi

Posted March 23rd, 2011 at 2:48 pm (UTC-4)
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Libyans Sharing Stories From The Front Lines The video is as direct as its story is powerful. A young Libyan, Ali Salem Ali Milad Shaoud, looks directly into the camera – and, by extension, into the eyes of everyone watching him online.  He’s wearing a kafiya, a black t-shirt, a green flak vest…and a bandage […]

The Revolution Will Be Televised – and Tweeted

Posted February 10th, 2011 at 10:56 pm (UTC-4)
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Who Got The News First…And Who Got It Right? UPDATE 11:05am ET: Today’s announcement from Vice President Omar Suleiman Friday that Hosni Mubarak was stepping down from the Presidency was transmitted instantaneously via the ‘old’ and ‘new’.  TV news channels over the world carried the announcement from Egyptian State TV live, and the Internet lit […]

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