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February #2

Infographic: gender, languageHe Said / She Said – words that men and women use in blogs more than the other genderInfographic: Regionalism in action – BIS investment intensity over time LibelPress standards & libel: Culture Media & Sport select cttee report in full download PDFLibel Reform campaign petition Mapping, OpenStreetMapPost by Steve Coast, who started […]

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Defamation and the internet consultation

There is a new Write To Reply consultation on Defamation and the Internet. It is a re-publication of the current Ministry of Justice consultation in commentable form. consultation closes on 16th December.The site features links to media coverage of libel and internet publication. The consultation document provides a good introduction to the law of defamation. […]

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So, farewell then …

Best Practice Capacity building Community engagement Conditionality Downstream Going forward Holistic Innovative capacity Joined up Meaningful consultation Outcomes Partnership working Proactive Process driven Quick win Social exclusion Stakeholder Step change Sustainable communities Synergies Thinking outside of the box Third sector Tranche Value-added Vision  … they now in a state of  Worklessness. The Local Government Association […]

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EU copyright extension: corporate gain, public cost

Academics warn of the dangers and costs of extending copyright term on sound recordings to 70 or 95 years. The European Parliament votes on 23rd March. Extracts “Such an extension, from 50 to 95 years (or perhaps 70 years), will harm Europe’s culture and economy. The European Parliament is being asked to remove sound recordings […]

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Origins of the credit crisis

The origins of the crisis in the US credit market. Graphics, animation and voiceover explain a complex problem. By Jonathan Jarvis A graduate Media Design Program thesis project at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

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Endgame in sight

SoundExchange vs internet radio “We’re approaching a pull-the-plug kind of decision,” says Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora “We’re funded by venture capital,” he said. “They’re not going to chase a company whose business model has been broken. So if it doesn’t feel like its headed towards a solution, we’re done.” The article also provides a […]

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Blog changes

There will shortly be a discussion area for Multimedia BSc students within CU Online. It intended for  general discussion relating to the course. In addition, I am now teaching a 2nd year module on Copyright and Intellectual Property, which will be supported through this blog. To avoid any confusion, I have re-named this blog  from […]

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As you monitor more news feeds/waste more of your life on the web, a feedreader allows you to manage information more effectively. RSS brings you a preview of updated content on a website or blog. You no longer have to remember or make the effort to visit a website, unless there is some new content […]

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About the blog

This blog is an example of the type of blog students will produce using WordPress hosting. You can have as many posts as you like. These work best as short pieces. You can also create a small number of pages. Pages suit a longer piece such as an essay, or static content. Depending on your choice […]

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This is the course blog for PPA The use and abuse of research. Documents and links will be posted here throughout the course. Students will be setting up their own blogs and posting short pieces of writing throughout the course. Of course, they will have much more advanced blogs than this. Update: blog continues through […]

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