Protect your privacy: Not everyone needs to know if you went to a Pharmacy

In “I Spent a Week Trying to Make the Broadband Lobby Answer a Simple Question about Selling Your Data”, Sam Biddle discusses the contradictory statement made by the NCTA on their task to ensure and protect the privacy and security of personal information of their customers. To elaborate more on the issue of privacy and … More Protect your privacy: Not everyone needs to know if you went to a Pharmacy

Photojournalism today: People are still enhancing their images

In “Citizen photojournalism and the public sphere”, Gregory Paschalidis focuses on the history of citizen photojournalism. Specifically, he points out the problems in the world of photojournalism. To expand on his argument, in “The paradox of authenticity in hyperreal photo reportage”, Eddy Borges-Ray focuses on Instagram and its effect on the world of photojournalism. Ultimately, … More Photojournalism today: People are still enhancing their images

Am I a journalist if I have a camera and use social media?

In “Everybody is a Media Outlet”, Clay Shirky analyzes the growth of technology and its effect on the world, specifically of journalism. According to Shirky, the emergence of new technology in digital publishing has made amateurs believe they are journalists, therefore interfering with the job of actual journalists. Similarly, in “The Read-Write Web”, Dan Gillmor … More Am I a journalist if I have a camera and use social media?