Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dr. Ming Wang on China and a “erhu” musical moment

This Thursday, at our class time of 2:40, attend a lecture on China by Dr. Ming Wang. We’ll talk in class about how to earn extra credit.

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A comparison: how Canadian and U.S. media covered the Ottawa shootings

Observers have noted the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation coverage is sober and informative as it covers the crisis in Ottawa. Read about this, from three different sources: http://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2014/10/cbc-ottawa-shootings-cable-news http://www.vox.com/xpress/2014/10/22/7041159/ottawa-shooting-cnn-cbc http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/canadas-cbc-news-shows-what-thoughtful-breaking-news-coverage-really-looks-like_b243081

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Ebola Deeply

One of the sites you should check for the best journalism on Ebola worldwide is the Ebola Deeply site, modeled after the Syria Deeply site developed in the spring. The site is the project of an independent media group and … Continue reading

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Peace Corps recruiter on campus

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Creative Visions Foundation

We’ve been watching Dying to Tell the Story, about the life of Dan Eldon and the job journalists do and the risks they take as they cover war. Take a look at the Creative Visions Foundation¬† and its support of … Continue reading

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About those 4.4 billion people without internet access…

We talk about the digital “haves” and “have nots” but we also sometimes assume the whole world is wired. This All Tech Considered piece helps us remember the hard facts. Download the PDF of the McKinsey report for the full … Continue reading

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Tattoo anthropologist on campus

We’ve talked about cultural difference and expression in appearance in class, so I thought you might be interested in this event.

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