Monthly Archives: August 2013

Another mind on Syria

This morning, Nicholas Kristof, published this opinion piece to Facebook and asked for thoughts. I think he does a great job of teasing out both sides of this issue. Take a look, here. And here is the Editorial Board of … Continue reading

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Two Minds on Syria

George Packer has been writing about foreign policy for the The New Yorker and other media for several decades. Read his recent opinion piece on Syria for its unusual approach and what it says about the role mass media play … Continue reading

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A new kind of terror?

As Millenials, we’ve grown accustomed to metal detectors & the removal of our shoes at the airport. But a new threat exists, one that threatens our daily habits, our access to information, and one of the greatest innovations of our … Continue reading

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A new semester, a new chapter!

Welcome to Global News and World Media Cultures for Fall 2013. We’ll have lots to explore this semester and this blog serves as home base for our classroom travels. You will link your blog to this site in a week … Continue reading

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Meet the Yam Monster, and other international Muppets!

As we watch “The World According to Sesame Street” to see how cultural products adapt to specific cultural needs, here’s a look at some international muppets. The Yam Monster (from Mental Floss):

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North Korea now has a tablet…

http://thenextweb.com/asia/2013/08/02/north-korea-has-a-tablet-theres-no-wi-fi-connectivity-but-it-comes-with-angry-birds/

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