Monthly Archives: September 2010

You Want to Watch Me More, Hear Me More, and Take Me Where You Go, what Am I? Media!

By Marisa A. Gutierrez According to Beth Bulik’s article Advertising Age’s website, or otherwise known as adage.com, Bulik points out all of the media outlets we digital natives have at our fingertips now when it comes to media and that it … Continue reading

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Magazines: where have they gone?

Photo above: YM Magazine, and American teen magazine, folded in 2004 after being on newsstands for 72 years. The above issue is dated February 2001. Going through an old box of books, I found a stack of magazines from my childhood. Of … Continue reading

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Blogger vs. Journalist? Reminder: Video Killed the Radio Star

Blogger vs. Journalist? Is it over? These days it seems that anyone who has access to a computer can turn themselves into a wannabe writer in just seconds. This debate, in which some say has been over now for years, … Continue reading

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Photography in Focus

Lightning storm, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa

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{(:;,’…”National Punctuation Day!”-?!)}

By Tyler Austin So this past Friday was National Punctuation Day! I can only hope that I punctuate everything correctly in this post, or I would be the world’s worst Punctuation Day advocate. Here is the official website: http://www.nationalpunctuationday.com/. Let’s … Continue reading

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Magazines on the Newsstand

How much is too much to reveal about your personal life? In some cases tabloids reveal things about people that aren’t even true or they reveal intimate details some celebrities don’t want the public to know. In the case of … Continue reading

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The Insurgence of Internet Mockery: Do You Know Your Meme?

by Jennifer Chung For the most part, I’m a rational person with plenty of reasonable doubt. Outside of the radical realm of space and science, not many things astonish me. This is more than I can say for what we … Continue reading

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YouTube Gurus Lead The Way

  With the epic rise of YouTube a phenomenon among vloggers has taken root and blossomed.  YouTube personalities, specifically those who specialize in make-up tutorials and reviews, have made a huge beauty-mark on the world.  Two such personalities, Kandee Johnson and Lauren Luke (Panacea81) … Continue reading

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Vagabond Writing: the Experts Speak Up!

Many suggest that now is the time for journalist to explore, fly, and go on board with freelance writing. After the book, “Eat, Pray, Love” turned into a best-seller and a blockbuster, the idea of traveling to a foreign place … Continue reading

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Writing in Fear: Journalists covering the Mexican Drug Wars

By: Melinda Balandra Journalists have a duty to dedicate themselves to the task of informing. Their mission is to report on issues of importance to the community. If taken at face value, a journalist’s job may seem simple; find and … Continue reading

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