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Crowdsourcing U.S. Election Day: Using Facebook as a Platform for Collaborative Reporting. By Karen M. Turner and Susan Jacobson, Temple University

Objectives The goals of this activity are: to have students experiment with swiss breitling using their mobile phones as reporting devices to have students use the assignment Facebook group to post their election status updates from the field as a

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Breaking News War Games. By Mary T. Rogus, Ohio University

One of the most difficult things to teach, yet one the replica watches uk most important to learn for today’s 24/7 newsrooms is how to produce content and make decisions during breaking news situations.  This is a simulated breaking news

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Google Yourself! Online Branding & Social Media Privacy. By Jeremy Sarachan, St. John Fisher College

Objectives In this lesson, students will learn that personal information is readily available online: 1.   As journalists, they will become aware of the web as an important source of information about individuals, while better understanding issues of privacy and

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The Obama “Hope” Poster: A Case Study in Copyright and Fair Use. By Mark Berkey-Gerard, Rowan University

Objectives This lesson uses the iconic Obama “Hope” campaign poster and lawsuits between the visual artist Shepard Fairey and the Associated Press to explore the definitions of copyright and fair use. In 2009, Fairey sued the AP arguing that his

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