Category Archives: Intro to New Media

Thus ends Introduction to New Media.

All good things must come to an end, and this end should always involve a Johnny Cash song.

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Check out Ben Gura’s site.

A student in the Computer Science II class I precept was lamenting the fact that no one links to his site. Let’s fix that, shall we?

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My final project for Intro to New Media

One of my classmates in Prof. Macek’s new media course requested I post a link to my final paper on my blog, so here you go.

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Why is the recording industry so blind to the obvious?

Why is the recording industry so good at being so stubborn?

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Citizen protests… in North Korea?!

Fear of Kim Jong-il’s son and potential successor, together with worsening economic conditions, have sparked novel North Korean protests.

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Social media: users write; media companies profit.

Are new media Web sites are turning us into “a nation of serfs”, or do they commit no wrongs when they profit on content which users give up for free?

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Youth and the Internet—no cause for alarm

Responsibility should fall on parents directly to properly educate their children about the risks they might have online.

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“If you should feel me move toward the light / you’ll shoot me down like a dead satellite.”

Here’s some music from the late Mark Heard, an amazing (and criminally obscure) singer-songwriter.

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My undergraduate student page

I’m working on my first Intro to New Media paper, and I figured I ought to put a basic site design together in advance.

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North Central College reopens despite poor conditions—students protest

“NCC seems to be as cold as the wind chill,” says a professor in response to the school’s recent decision to reopen despite hazardous roads.

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