Monthly Archives: July 2013

A link to FOX story on trafficking

Kaitlyn and her work on human trafficking and her non-profit organization Pure Again Movement were featured on our local Fox station. Here’s a link: http://www.fox17.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wztv_vid_19194.shtml Advertisements

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Publicis and Omnicom announce largest merger in ad history

Check out today’s Advertising Age online for several stories about the merger. The fact sheet shows how much larger the merged entity will be than its competitors. This ousts WPP as the world’s largest agency and further mergers could occur … Continue reading

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A few takes on the royal birth

No one sent me links for the last few media minutes in class, so let’s instead turn our attention to how newspapers around the world covered the royal birth this week and how very quickly advertisers have moved in to … Continue reading

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Media Freedom and Moldova

Kaitlyn’s media minute focused on media freedom in Moldova and surrounding countries. ** interesting http://www.zdg.md/politic/barometrul-global-al-coruptiei-al-ti-justitia-ramane-domeniul-cel-mai-afectat-de-coruptie She shared several years of rankings on the Media Freedom Index from RSF, and summarized: Moldova’s censorship has gotten worse, not better! Its surrounding countries … Continue reading

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Norwegian musician arrested for possible terrorist plot

What do you think about this arrest of a Norwegian musician in France? Sheena sourced Newsy for this interesting read.

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Syrian Rebels Side with Trayvon

Here’s a link to Ryan’s first media minute from The Daily Beast  looking at how quickly the verdict in the Zimmerman trial spread around the world and an interesting message from Syria.

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Welcome to Summer 2013’s Global News and World Media Culture

You’ll find lost of good resources on this blog, so use it! As we talk about the stories you bring to class and the questions you have about media around the world, we’ll post new stories (your picks and mine) … Continue reading

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