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About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication

An appetizer on technology and a link pack for Sesame Street

An appetizer on technology How to stay on top of Breaking News https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/technology/personaltech/how-to-stay-on-top-of-breaking-news.html   Sesame Street updates https://www.investors.com/politics/commentary/big-bird-is-rich-so-why-does-he-need-taxpayer-money/ https://www.fastcompany.com/40556377/heres-why-sesame-street-is-turing-to-kickstarter-for-the-first-time   Sesame Street News Apr 2, 2018 Sesame Workshop Builds on Success of Julia, First-ever Autistic Muppet, with Continued Commitment to … Continue reading

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War and its Costs

An extra credit opportunity!

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World population

http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/population-by-country/  

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Sesame Street Around the World

Here’s what the Sesame Street Workshop has been up to in late 2017: Oct 17, 2017 Sesame Street, World Vision partnership expands to 11 countries, now reaching Syrian refugee children with lifesaving health and hygiene lessons Oct 10, 2017 Sesame … Continue reading

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Facebook and its problems abroad

What do you think about this New York Times article on Facebook and its problems aboard?    

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Shoot Like A Girl

o   Combat search and rescue helicopter pilot in Afghanistan o   One of only two women to receive Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor o   Reversed the Department of Defense combat exclusion policy for women o   Book being developed as a movie … Continue reading

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As we talk about covering war…

Two interesting takes (one very hard to read) on aspects of covering conflict. First, read this New York Times article, “My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire?” … Continue reading

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