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Tag Archives: Future of Journalism

Outrage against Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp grows as phone-hacking scandal widens

Excerpt: When we hear the word “scan­dal” in the same sen­tence as “politi­cians” or “celebri­ties”, we’re used to assum­ing that an elect­ed offi­cial, actor, or sports star has done some­thing wrong and is being sub­ject­ed to a harsh media spot­light. But over in the Unit­ed King­dom, there’s a widen­ing scan­dal involv­ing politi­cians and celebri­ties in which […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Media & Culture
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Here’s another chance to help improve our collective understanding of online activism

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: A few years ago, we asked read­ers to par­tic­i­pate in an online sur­vey to help researchers at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ten­nessee and Texas Tech Uni­ver­si­ty learn more about how Amer­i­cans use the Inter­net to obtain polit­i­cal infor­ma­tion. The folks who put togeth­er that sur­vey are present­ly con­duct­ing a fol­low-up, and would like NPI […]
Written by:Barb Kaye
Categories:Announcements, Media & Culture
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