Tag Archives: news

Sensationalism, Cannibalism & Sick Media Appetites

by Echo Xie World news has been pretty scary lately. All of a sudden, “cannibalism,” a word we only previously heard in movies or prehistorical tales, is seemingly topping every newspaper and every website.  

For most of us, the stories … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Declines Jihadist Snuff Video

by Gabby LaVerghetta If a news organization is in possession of authentic images or video footage of a newsworthy event, should it air them? The question is so intriguing because every scenario must be evaluated individually. Al Jazeera faced such … Continue reading

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The Best of the Homeland Security Reading List

by Rick Rockwell These days in the post-Sept. 11 world it should come as no surprise that big brother is watching.  One example:  last week’s revelation that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regularly monitors various online media sources. One … Continue reading

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Analyzing Monocle & its Global Media Brand

by Corey Smith Amid the organized chaos of international news reportage, cross-cultural entertainment and new media technology spreading worldwide, we sometimes forget to take a step back and look at who is actually producing the content. This post is dedicated … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre’s Flood Reveals the Power of Non-Traditional News Sources

by Jessica Andrews The five villages that make up the Cinque Terre, one of Italy’s hidden treasures, were hit extremely hard by floods on October 25. But there has been little to no news coverage of this tragedy in the … Continue reading

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