Monthly Archives: January 2011

The uprisings in Egypt and social media

To quote E.B. Boyd in a Fast Company article, “Did Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube send people out into the streets? Of course not. Did they speed up the process of protest? Absolutely.” Read about the recent protests and the use … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A good read: “Retreating from the World” in American Journalism Review

Want a good read about international news and the changes in newspaper and television coverage of events around the world? Wonder what the future will hold? The latest issue of American Journalism Review has several interesting articles on those topics.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The world’s a click away… As we begin this semester, believe the cliche! Watch this space. I’ll be posting new links each week. This week? Reach for some new sources for information! Check the blogroll. I have listed some news … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Global News Central, dateline Spring 2011

Welcome to the class blog for Global News and World Media Cultures. We have a WHOLE WORLD to talk about this semester. On this site, I’ll post topics, links to pertinent articles and your group will post your blog project … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment