Author Archives: bwbjess

Blog 4: Copyright in citizen journalism

Photograph by Alex Steffler What exactly is a citizen journalist these days and where do ethics lie when retrieving information? “The idea behind citizen journalism is that people without professional journalism training can use the tools of modern technology and … Continue reading

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Blog 3: How design and content have changed front pages

Photograph taken by Alex Barth An issue of The Daily Titan about two weeks ago featured a full front page picture with no articles. The photo was a colorful depiction of a tattoo as well as the preface for the … 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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Is satirical news here to stay?

Photography is courtesy of The U.S. Army on Flickr It’s scary to think some people believed Sarah Palin was a character on a late night comedy show, not a vice president in the running who was often impersonated by comedian Tina … Continue reading

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