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If I were really to do citizen journalism justice, I would have just posted a 140 character blog

Also the blog would have contained half-baked information and contained at least one vague hashtag. Actually, let’s give that a shot. #Amberg now considered “premiere citizen journalism expert” sources out of Elon say. Stay tuned for his final #litreview coming … Continue reading

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Jim Fehrer will never be President

Tonight was our first Presidential Debate. I entered this debate with the mindset that no matter what was said, nothing would sway my vote from Obama. Although I feel that Romney objectively won the debate, this is still the case. … Continue reading

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Yeah, but still.

My argument against Jaron Lanier can be summed up in three words: Yeah. But. Still. First, I give him credit for actually standing up to the internet. He makes a terrific point about how corporations are basically taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Citizen journalism in the house!

That is what I thought about 83 percent of the time while listening (yeah, listening!) to Shirky’s book. I downloaded the audio book, and took breaks from the annotated bib by listening to this book. It helps that my annotated … Continue reading

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Free the information!

Benkler’s writings are some of my favorite that I’ve done so far early in this young semester. First of all, not only is he drastically ahead of his time, clearly seeing the writing on the wall from the Napster cases, … Continue reading

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What do you call games when everything is a game?

Don’t get me wrong, I love video games. After I write this post, I’m probably going to sneak in two games of “Madden ’13” before going to bed. That being said, how much of our life needs to be augmented … Continue reading

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How did I get here again?

Let’s just say that the interesting parts of my life don’t come from where I’ve lived. I’m 22. 18 of those years I’ve lived in Greensboro, N.C. And counting! Apart from my four years of undergraduate education at Appalachian State, … Continue reading

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