Monthly Archives: October 2010

Defenses Against Libel

By Zachary Drexler On a daily basis, journalists face a barrage of challenges; the search for story ideas, a parade of deadlines, and the never-ending quest for interviews. Still, nothing is quite as stressful as a libel lawsuit. No matter … Continue reading

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Multimedia makes its way to ads

By: Carolina Velazquez It is hard to come by an issue of the Daily Titan without seeing a small “Q” code. This black, almost pixlated code is able to inform the reader that the story has a related video on … Continue reading

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Since When is the Truth Not Good Enough?

Blog Three by Alyssa Gauss Photo provided by Freephotos.com                                                                       Throughout the course of history, advances in technology have usually been welcomed into our lives.  They generally make our lives easier and more enjoyable.  Most of these advances come with … Continue reading

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Gates Foundation = Media Partnership with ABC News.

I don’t know about you, but I have always been told that a conflict of interest occurs when journalists pay for stories they cover. So, needless to say when I heard that ABC News was joining up with the Bill … Continue reading

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Paparazzi: Not all bad

Let’s face it we love gossip, because of this the paparazzi have secured jobs in today’s entertainment world.  When waiting in line at the grocery or browsing the magazine section it’s difficult not to see the multiple celebrity gossip magazines that exist.  These … Continue reading

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Great News Journalists!

Who would have thought? According to the Los Angeles Times recently released an article stating that the decline of newspapers is slowing. In my opinion this is the greatest news the journalism world could ask for. I find this unbelievable … Continue reading

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Celebrity Journalism, Lindsay Lohan News or Triva?

Has celebrity news begun to crowd out legitimate news? Are editors working with a new definition of news that allows more celebrity content into our newspapers and other media? How do Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton find their way to … Continue reading

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Eventually this computer program will be smarter than most humans.

By Christopher Naslund Computers only know what we program into them, correction, they used to know only what we program into them. Carnegie Mellon University created a program that continuously searches the web for patterns in text on millions of … Continue reading

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The iPad Has Yet to Kill Magazines

Apple launched it’s long awaited iPad earlier this year and during that presentation Steve Jobs showed the many different tasks that the new to the world piece of technology is capable of. A free app called iBook allows users to … Continue reading

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Digital Magazines – Trending to a New Future

The magazine industry has been a stubborn mule throughout the years, it could afford this luxury with standard advertising supporting the standard print circulation. But things have changed, technology is suffocating the print industry. This isn’t groundbreaking news I’m writing, … Continue reading

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