RiP: A Remix Manifesto →
Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A Remix Manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age. Biomedical engineer turned live-performance sensation Girl Talk, has...
The controversial 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.
“All these computers, all these handhelds, all these cell phones, all these laptops, all these servers — what we’re getting out of all these connections is we’re getting one machine. … We’re constructing a single, global machine.” (Kevin Kelly—from his TedTalk—on the Next 5,000 Days of the Internet)
New legislation in the Netherlands makes it the first country in Europe to...– https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/05/netherlands-passes-net-neutrality-legislation
Plain Dealer Story on the New Policy →
And it worked! The next day the Plain Dealer runs a page one story on the new policy! Click here to see the story that ran in the PD.
Cleveland Indians Press Release →
In class we talked about the sometimes awkward relationship between journalists and publicists. Click here to see the recent press release about the changes in parking and concessions at Progressive Field.
A TV in the Baby Bottle In class we watched this video that explores the recent phenomenon of TV for babies. While a multi-million dollar industry worldwide, US research studies have found no evidence that babies or children this young are learning anything from watching TV. While babies seem to be paying attention to the TV content, what is actually happening is that the “orient...
The customer service blues: Going viral with...
(CNN) —Remember the time United Airlines broke a guitar? Dave Carroll does. He’s the musician who three years ago turned his misfortune into an Internet sensation. His video, “United Breaks Guitars,” got a million views in just four days and prompted the airline to offer him compensation. Read the whole article here.