Monthly Archives: August 2015

A musical note: How many national athems are plagiarized?

Public Radio International produced an interesting piece entitled “Did Bosnia rip off its national anthem from ‘Animal House?”  It’s a good listen and read!

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How did news sites in other countries cover the live-on-air shooting of WDBJ7 reporters?

By now, you know that a young reporter, Alison Parker, and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed during their 6:45 AM live report yesterday for WDBJ7 in Virginia. It was a chilling story and news sites around the world … Continue reading

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Welcome to Global News and World Media Cultures, EMC/JOUR 4790, for Fall 2015

EMC/JOUR 4790 “spans the globe” as we look at news and media cultures around the world. Our blog started in 2011 and you’ll find lots of resources in our regular posts and on the blogroll. We’ll talk and post about … Continue reading

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