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NYPD officer convicted of plotting to eat women

Kidnapping, cooking and eating women was the plot set out by a convicted New York City police officer which revealed a fantasy online cannibalism world. Gilberto Valle (28) was charged today for gathering target’s personal information through a law enforcement … Continue reading

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I ‘like’ the new admissions/hiring process…

Grades, extra activities, a full and well presented resume, criminal records – all of these things are what we expect to be checked when applying to colleges or jobs. But now this simply isn’t enough. The computer mouse is now … Continue reading

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Get your hands off my cookies!

Now here is a pleasent surprise in 2012 where more and more news websites and articles you run into have a paywall… The Financial Times has taken down its paywall for its Money Supply blog. So instead of paying a … Continue reading

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News for kids- big business

Developing on from my last post and the fact that the internet has allowed a different age group to be involved in the news and media this post will cover what it is like being a child of the internet … Continue reading

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Some things are just best left to the internet – election coverage

New media versus newspapers and print is a huge topic when talking about the evolution of journalism. The cliche saying “you don’t know what you have until it is gone” comes to mind when thinking about the media coverage of … Continue reading

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Has social media and the internet made us more economical?

According to the ZMOT (How to win shoppers at the Zero Moment of Truth) handbook the average shopper views 10.4 different sources of information before they dig deep into their pockets. “People who come into our retail stores are knowledgeable … Continue reading

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It’s up to us – fellow future journalists!

“I do believe that the future of journalism will be better than its past,” Richard Gingras, the current head of Google said to journalism students at San Francisco State University. Deep breaths people heading into the media industry, it is … Continue reading

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