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Has Technology Changed Us?: BBC Animations Answer the Question with the Help of Marshall McLuhan

Has Technology Changed Us?: BBC Animations Answer the Question with the Help of Marshall McLuhan | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
BBC Radio 4 addressing the question 'How Did Everything Begin?' In February, we featured its follow-up on an equally eternal question, 'What Makes Us Human?' Both came scripted by Philosophy Bites co-creator Nigel Warburton and narrated by X-Files co-star Gillian Anderson (in full British mode).
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Meet the Mild-Mannered Investment Adviser Who's Humiliating the Administration Over Obamacare

Meet the Mild-Mannered Investment Adviser Who's Humiliating the Administration Over Obamacare | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
found a clip of Gruber
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another example of citizen journalism

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Nielsen will finally start tracking Netflix and Amazon video

Nielsen will finally start tracking Netflix and Amazon video | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Nielsen, the holy vanguard of television ratings, has finally figured out how to track viewership from Netflix and Amazon's streaming video services. And
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More Ways to Control What You See in Your News Feed | Facebook Newsroom

More Ways to Control What You See in Your News Feed | Facebook Newsroom | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Starting today, there will be more ways for you to control and give feedback on your News Feed.
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This is a good example of the ways FB is changing to be more like a "reductive" network.
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Verizon is launching a tech news site that bans stories on U.S. spying

Verizon is launching a tech news site that bans stories on U.S. spying | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
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Very interesting and worth discussion next week.
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False 'Emergency' TV Warning Sent to Some AT&T U-verse Subscribers - NBC News

False 'Emergency' TV Warning Sent to Some AT&T U-verse Subscribers - NBC News | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
AT&T U-verse customers in several states received an erroneous emergency warning on Friday morning that said that regularly scheduled program was being i...
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Putin orders limit on foreign ownership in Russian mass media - RT

Putin orders limit on foreign ownership in Russian mass media - RT | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Vladimir Putin has signed into law a bill, which sets the maximum foreign stake in Russian mass media companies at 20 percent.
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For discussion in #JUmed140
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'All in the Family' creator Norman Lear on TV's new Golden Age | Art Beat | PBS NewsHour

'All in the Family' creator Norman Lear on TV's new Golden Age | Art Beat | PBS NewsHour | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Norman Lear, the man behind "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," talks about writing comedy and his favorite show right now.
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We will watch this in class. 

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Radio Time Machine

Radio Time Machine | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Hello, I'm a musical time machine. Go back in time to hear how popular music has changed from 1940 to today, as told by the Billboard Top 100. Music c/o Rdio.
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Twitter vs. Facebook as a news source: Ferguson shows the downsides of an algorithmic filter

Twitter vs. Facebook as a news source: Ferguson shows the downsides of an algorithmic filter | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Twitter’s brevity and the nature of the relationship that users have with each other will likely always make it better suited for breaking news, but Facebook also loses out as a news source because of the way it uses ranking algorithms to filter the...
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The Gutenberg Parenthesis: Thomas Pettitt on parallels between the pre-print era and our own Internet age

The Gutenberg Parenthesis: Thomas Pettitt on parallels between the pre-print era and our own Internet age | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Could the most reliable futurist of the digital age be...Johannes Gutenberg?

Possibly.
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Very valuable as we wrap up preTV
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10 Oldest Surviving Documents Of Their Type - Listverse

10 Oldest Surviving Documents Of Their Type - Listverse | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Writing things down is one of the most important innovations in human history. As well as being able to spread ideas accurately across distance and time, w
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From #Ferguson to #OfficerFriendly - The News Journal

From #Ferguson to #OfficerFriendly - The News Journal | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
“CBS Local From #Ferguson to #OfficerFriendly The News Journal Now the New York Police Department, the largest in the U.S., is starting a broad social media initiative to get every precinct talking and listening online via Twitter, to both serve...”
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New Animated Gutenberg Parenthesis Poem

New Animated Gutenberg Parenthesis Poem | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
You can read more about the original project in this previous post, but I've just made, at the request of Senor Piscitelli, this animated video rendition of the poem, using the apps Paper by 53 and...
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Awesome video poem explaining the Guttenberg Parenthesis as we covered in #JUmed140!
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Tweet from @ProPublica

Some in #Ferguson say media helped expose systemic race problems, others say it produced a "warped portrait" of city http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/in-ferguson-medias-long-vigil-is-welcomed-by-some-wearing-on-others/2014/11/23/3e3bb4ae-7356-11e4-9c9f-a37e29e80cd5_story.html
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Serial: the backlash and the backlash against the backlash begins - video

Serial: the backlash and the backlash against the backlash begins - video | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
After huge international success, the podcast Serial has been getting more and more criticism. Why is a triumph always accompanied by a backlash?
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Global Web Crackdown Arrests 17, Seizes Hundreds Of Dark Net Domains | WIRED

Global Web Crackdown Arrests 17, Seizes Hundreds Of Dark Net Domains | WIRED | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
study by the non-profit Digital Citizens Alliance in September
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The term “social media” is way overused

The term “social media” is way overused | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Just because it’s on the Internet or created by a single person doesn’t make it social. ¶

Within the last couple years,…
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News report from 1981 about the Internet.

News report from 1981 about the Internet. | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Peering into the future and with high hopes of what the Internet will unfold, this KRON-TV news report in 1981 gives a peek into the attempts of the San Francisco Examiner to provide news on the computer. Forecasting eventually became reality.
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10 Job Skills You'll Need in 2020

10 Job Skills You'll Need in 2020 | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse. The world of work—and the world in general—is…
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YTTM.tv - Pick a year, click refresh, and TRAVEL THROUGH TIME.

YTTM.tv - Pick a year, click refresh, and TRAVEL THROUGH TIME. | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
YTTM lets you voyage to whatever year you pick, via the magic of internet video. Each video is hand selected for purity and awesomeness. Step back into whatever era you fancy, the YTTM.tv way!
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Why Social Media will Disappear

Why Social Media will Disappear | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
You only have to see the success of the Old Spice social media marketing campaign to realise that the convergence of media has arrived. Video now needs to be able to be viewed anywhere, anytime and needs to be searchable and not just a 30 second spot on commercial television.
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Read this article about media convergence.

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Radio TimeLines - April to June

Radio TimeLines - April to June | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
Old-Time Radio Timeline of history and sounds from the 30's, 40's, and 50's.
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Here is a useful timeline of radio programs for our wrap up of PreTV.
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This Week in Tech History: The Gutenberg Bible and Printing Press

This Week in Tech History: The Gutenberg Bible and Printing Press | Introduction to Media | Scoop.it
This Week in Tech History is a weekly column looking back at a significant technological or scientific achievement throughout the course of history, and examining the outcome ...
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Since some of you were interested in sports journalism, I'm placing this here...
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