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Full frontal nudity in a journalism faculty discussion

That’s what you might call a misleading sensational headline, but you are still reading. The topic is a serious one: A North Carolina university’s dismissal of its student newspaper adviser over a story that might otherwise just sound like 1970s

Posted in AEJMC, Blogging, Free Speech, Journalism, Newspapers, StudentPress, students, WordPress

Happy Birthday, World Wide Web

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=long-live-the-web Tim Berners-Lee’s “20 years ago this month” article for the December issue of Scientific American is a great issue-oriented summary of Web history  — and a plea for online entrepreneurs to adopt policies of openness rather than creating “closed

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Posted in Free Speech, History, HTML, hypertext, Internet, Magazines, Technology, WebDesign

The Return of John Peter Zenger

The Internet Archive is offering a freely downloadable digital video of the 1953 Westinghouse Studio One television production,  The Trial Of John Peter Zenger. The video had been removed from the archive some time ago, but is back, presumably because

Posted in Free Speech, History, Journalism, Television
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