Monthly Archives: February 2010

Media Analysis: Box Office Speaks

“Shutter Island,” one of the most scariest, the most thrilling movies ever made? Perhaps. According to an article from CNN.com, “‘Shutter Island’ rules box office again, ‘Avatar’ crosses $700 million” by Nicole Sperling, Paramount Pictures’ latest film, ‘Shutter Island,’ made … Continue reading

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Chile and Photojournalism

By Jennifer Busby When an earthquake hits, reporters are on the ground before troops are. Brian Williams, anchor of NBC Nightly News, said that his crew touched down in Haiti after the January earthquake before the military planes arrived. With … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Dangers of Photoshop

By Chelsea Bishop The New York Times article “Photoshop and Photography: When Is It Real?” by David Pogue caught my interest because we’ve just recently been covering the subject of “Photoshopped” photographs in my Media Ethics class, and discussing at … Continue reading

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Sunshine in Southeast Eugene

By: Jaimie Goldstein This afternoon’s sunny air made for an overdue walk in one of the many trails in Southeast Eugene.  A slight breeze made itself present to remind me that it is still officially winter.  But the bright sun, … Continue reading

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Media Analysis:Oath Keepers

By Joseph Geglia Several days ago I read an article in Mother Jones on the Oath Keeper movement. The Oath Keepers are people, mostly former and current members of the military and law enforcement, who take an oath to protect … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “The Buried Life”

Just like a lot of people in this country, I am a sucker for reality television. There is something interesting about being able to escape your own hectic life for half an hour or an hour and looking into the … Continue reading

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Media Analysis

By: Jaimie Goldstein The Oscars are almost here!  Next Sunday, the red carpet will be host to many celebrities at the Kodak Theatre.  What will Mo’Nique wear?  Who is Anna Kendrick’s date?  (Both of these questions are relevant, by the … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Multimedia Reporting Online

We know there was an earthquake in Chile yesterday, and it had a huge inpact on people there by reading newspaper articles. But the impact of the photo sometimes is more eloquent than one hundred words description. After I saw some photos … Continue reading

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The Struggle For Control Over Google

As a follow up to a question on one of our CE quizzes I found an article relating to European nations putting pressure on Google to censor some material that is posted online. The article by Adam Liptak was titled, … Continue reading

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Comparing coverage of Chile earthquake

Today’s devastating earthquake in Chile has dominated the news (at least after the tsunami warning in Hawaii was called off).  I thought it would be interesting to see how two online media outlets, one international and one domestic, approach their … Continue reading

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