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Intellectual Property

The Remix Manifesto documentary was eye-opening to someone like myself who is not well-versed in the intellectual property laws. The Girl-Talk debate is interesting because it is based on what the law considers "creativity" and  "art" to be. In the video, Greg Gillis justifies his side of the argument by explains that by putting two completely [...]

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Goodbye print design…hello online media design!

Out with the old and in with the new! The traditional ways that mass communication have been taught in higher education may not be a viable way of teaching anymore. The need for new positions such as product management will only become more important over the next few years. As the realm of journalism expands [...]

Fake News

If I didn't think coding and learning technical skills was important before reading these articles, I certainly do now. A common theme throughout all of the articles this week was the need for individuals who possess both technical and foundational skills within the journalism field.  In Superpowers: The Digital Skills Media Leaders Say Newsrooms Need [...]

Women Who Code Panel

After creeping on each panelist's LinkedIn and Facebook page, I was able to get a background on their experiences and how far they have come since graduating for the Master's Program. Getting to see women who have already accomplished so much in a short amount of time gets me excited for the future and the [...]

Google Takeover

Before reading this weeks articles, I didn't pay much attention to what internet browser I used or even considered the concept that they were competing against each other, so I found the articles and video very interesting and enlightening. I would not consider myself a super techy person so I don't really discriminate against what [...]