Monthly Archives: January 2010

An Ideal Comment Section

Researching prior restraint laws for my Topic in Digital Freedom class I came across this blog entry featured on knoxnews.com. Discussing the legality of imposing prior restraint on posting public records online of people who owned gun permits in Tennessee, … Continue reading

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Web Hackers

The Internet has become a powerful medium for distributing news, communicating with friends and for companies and corporations to operate business. Twitter and Facebook have become staples for communication in everyday life. The guest speaker from KVAL was another example … Continue reading

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Media Analysis – France MPs’ report backs Muslim face veil ban

BBC – A French parliamentary committee has proposed a partial ban of the Islamic face veils worn by Muslim women. The ban would be implemented in hospitals, schools, government offices, and on public transport. Additionally, the committee has proposed that … Continue reading

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Observing the Setting and People of Royal Market

By: Sawley Vickrey Royal Market – 11th and Tyler (Jefferson Westside), Jan. 20, 2010 6:30 p.m. Chris and I sit at a tall, round table with our orders of dahl and rice with drinks from the deli, ready to start … Continue reading

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Media Analysis – Information Overload

I was reading an article on the New York Times’ website today, “When Phones Are Just Too Smart,” that was about how many iPhone owners are simply overwhelmed by the bevy of apps (numbering up from 140,000) available to them. … Continue reading

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One hour at One Cup

When I walked in, the smell of exotic, roasted coffee beans and scrambled eggs met me at the door. The quaint space was a mixture of organic and modern styles, and the art deco paintings hung above antique furniture. > … Continue reading

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Dog Walkers Breaking the Law

Once again on this sunny Sunday I found myself enjoying Amazon Park, but today was different from past trips to the park. Tennis balls were flying past me left and right, mud was being splashed on my legs as little … Continue reading

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Is There an Ecological Unconscious?

I read an article on the New York Times website about the psychological effects of global warming and environmental degradation.  This article was an extremely interesting read and I suggest it to all of my classmates. The article centers around  … Continue reading

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A Place For Chocolate Enthusiasts

This week I decided to check out Euphoria Chocolate Company on the corner of Willamette street and 17th avenue.  Needless to say, this place is heaven for anybody who is a self-described “chocoholic.” Euphoria is best known for its most … Continue reading

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Spy Assignment

Turtle’s Bar & Grill 6:08 PM Enter the restaurant with my group member Susie (we’ve decided to keep each other company on this rather strange adventure). It has a nice, lively atmosphere. The mellow lights reflecting off of the walls … Continue reading

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