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A. Mattson
Media & Communication/American Studies, SUNY College @ Old Westbury
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Here is the latest New Media News recorded live in Studio A on Thursday February 15, 2018. Listen to the Podcast! This Week: Labeled! Why Is Youtube Labeling State Funded Videos? Crack Down on the Nasty? What Will Youtube Do About Negative Content? Can the Press Compete With Social Media News? How Social is Social Media? Can We Talk? Are Their Real Consequences for Fake Apps? Clean Up Your Twitter History! Snap vs. Insta: What Do the Stats Say? Celebrity Twitter Hacks: Who's Hacking Who and Why? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering new media news from around... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Global Media News
Listen to our New Media News Podcast: Global Media News: The New Media Edition! This Week: Facebook is for Friends not News! Will Mark Zuckerberg Change the Future of the News (Feed?) Muckrock's Slack Channel for Journalists. How Has Mobile Shaped Citizen Journalism? Is Snapchat Discover News with a Millenial Twist? Did Social Media Ride to the Rescue after Hurricane Maria? Gaming Fans Vent on Reddit: Are the Game Publishers Listing? How Is Instagram Using AI? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering new media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Global Media News
Listen to our New Media News Podcast! Your New Media News Update! This Week: Fake Follower Furor! Celebrity Death Hoax: Twitter & Fake News Brands Should Listen Before They Speak: Social Listing for Marketers. Twitter's New Tool: Easy Video to Compete with SnapChat? Jailed for Tweeting in Turkey: What is Erdogan Afraid of Now? Adpocalypse! Is That Still a Crisis for YouTubers? Yes, You Need to Use LinkedIn for Your Career (Right Now!) Apple's Health App Update: Our Healthy Future? Or a Privacy Nightmare? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering new media news from around the world. GMN... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Rwanda's Forever President: Will Kagame Allow a Free Press? Cameroon: Will Forever President Biya Ever Set the Media Free? Russian Retaliation: Are All Journalists Foreign Agents? Chinese LGBT Activists Streaming Live! Elite Access to the Internet in North Korea. South Korean Bitcoin Mania? British Children's TV Battles the Internet. Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for news about media, journalism and technology. We will be back in February... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Same Sex Marriage Down Under: Congratulations to Social? Iranian Film Exports: Censorship Pressures? Star Wars with a Chinese Face: Casting Stars to Attract Chinese Fans? After Mugabe: Will The ZANU-PF Crocodile Snap at the Media in Zimbabwe? Impunity: Indian Journalists Still Threatened? Has the Government Taken Action? North Korean Radio: What Can You Hear? Is K-Culture Influencing China & North Korea? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Chinese Feminists and Social Media: Can They Speak Their Minds? RU RT TV? What Happened When the U.S. Forced RT to Register as a Foreign Agent? Ri Chun Hee: Who Was the Famous Lady in Pink of North Korean TV? Venezuela's Anti-Hate Law: Anti-Hate or Anti-Media? Consequences for Social Media Use in Dubai? Will the UK Stop 21st Century Fox from Grabbing Sky News? Angolan Media: Censored with a Chance of Press Freedom? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Australian Media Men Under Scrutiny. At the Movies: Chinese Audiences Are Still Hungry After Foreign Fare. Esport Domination: Why Do South Koreans Rule? Iranian Hacking in the UK: Why Parliament? Impunity in Pakistan: Journalism on the Run? What's Up with WhatsApp in Kenya? Egyptian Regime Blocking the News? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for news about media, journalism and technology. We will be back next week with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Sexist Advertising Ruckus in China: What Did Audi & Ikea Learn about Women in China? Mexican EarthQuake: Did Social Media Come to the Rescue? South Sudan: Does Press Freedom Matter When Refugees Are Starving? #MeToo in the United Kingdom. #BalanceTonPorc in France. North Korean Hackers Strike Again in the United Kingdom! Russian Socialite/Activist/Journalist/Reality Star President? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for news about media, journalism and technology.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Pay Gap Down Under: Australian Media Rules for Women? Why Does Zhang Yimou Think Chinese Films Should Be Better? South Korean Film: It's Not Just for Koreans! Iranian Honeypots Luring Corporate Drones For Espionage? After Shocks? Car Bomb in Malta Slays Investigative Reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. Facebook in Nigeria: What's in it for Nigeria? What's in it for Facebook? Why Is Saudi Arabia Loosening the Restrictions on WhatsApp, Viber, & Skype? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! What's Up with WhatsApp in China? Why Is Netflix Turning to Japan? Why is Facebook's Free Basics Solution to the Digital Divide Unwelcome in India? Dating Apps in the UK: Swipe Left for Danger? Nigerian Radio Is Popular but Is It Free? North Korea Sentences Journalists to Death? Attacks on Indian Journalists: How Bad Is It? Did Russian Twitterbots Interfere in the German Election? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Australian Media Rules Are Changing: Will the Giants Rule Down Under? Iran vs. Telegram: Why Is the Iranian Government Suing Telegram's Founder Pavel Durov? Nigeria Is Watching: Social Media Surveillance On the Rise. From Censorship to Arrest: Media Control in Vietnam. Wartime Perils: Just How Dangerous Is It for Journalists in Iraq? From Animation to Virtual Reality: Studio Ghibli Inspires VR Creativity. Blockbusters in China: Are American Movies Big in China? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Global Media News
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Hollywood blockbusters at one point were guaranteed success over seas in China but recently this has not shown to be the case.Two big indicators to foreign film companies that this was in fact the case were Dunkirk and Transformers:The Last Knight both films did terrible at the box office as Box Office Mojo reports Dunkirk made only a little over 51 million dollars at the Chinese box office, as well Dunkirk was boycotted by Chinese audiences as Will Butler reported. Transformers:The Last Knight how ever is much more of the indicator to Hollywood and the foreign companies of the failing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Dozhd TV: Is TV Rain an Independent Russian Channel? Social Media, Women, and #Rape in the Middle East. Are Social Media Creating Mayhem for the Rohingya in Myanmar? Media in Ethiopia: Censorship or a Free Press? Jihadist Propaganda in the UK: Is this a Social Media Problem? Censorship in North Korea: Who Has Access to What? Is China Still Tightening the Screws on Social Media? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Social Media Campaigning in Iran. Nigerian Youth and Social Media. Eritrean Journalists: Censored and Jailed. Is It Safe for Journalists in Mexico? Aussie Clown Panic: Was "IT" just a Movie Promotion? Wolf Warrior II Is Leading the Pack in Chinese Film. Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for news about media, journalism and technology. Listen to our next webcast streaming live on Thursday, October 5, 2017 @ 10am... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Russia's Fake Accounts Disrupting American Politics? Saudi Women on Social Media: Instagram & Mini-Skirts. How Can Social Media Help in Syria? Is There Press Freedom in Chad? McStrike Goes Viral on UK Facebook & Twitter. Why Did YouTube Block North Korea's Uriminzokkiri Channel? Why is Weibo So Angry with Gigi Hadid? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for news about media, journalism and technology. This is our first... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News Is the Iranian Government Out to Get Iranian Journalists Working Abroad? Why Was Journalist Gauri Lankesh Killed in Bengalaru? What Part Did Australian Media Play in the Same Sex Marriage Debate? Social Media in the Kenyan Election Disaster Why is Youtube Blocking North Korea's Channel? Dunkirk Flopped in China. Why? The Birth Rate Is Falling: Are the Japanese Media to Blame? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world. GMN is a production of Media Studies students from the SUNY College @ Old Westbury. We scour the web for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Global Media News
Here are some tips for posting on Global Media News: Choose your Topic Carefully! The most important thing is to have a well-defined topic. Can you sum it up in a headline or a well-written opening sentence or two? Does it have a clear global media news angle? Ask yourself: how does your topic help us to understand world media or the media of a particular nation or region? Or: Does it help us to understand the role of American or transnational media in a global media market? Read before Posting: Always read the other posts on the blog before... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at Global Media News
Listen to Global Media News! Can Facebook Be Beaten? Who Can Compete? Why Did Facebook Suspend Guo Wengui's Account? Why Are "Fan-Run" Instagram Accounts Attracting Attention? Should Sponsored Content Be Clearly Labelled? The FTC Says, Yes! Are Micro Influencers Effective Marketers? Social Media in Education: Should Teachers Be on Social? Are You More Anxious After You Check Your Feed? Is Social Media Upsetting? SnapChat's New World Lenses: An Augmented Reality? VR Rollercoasters at Six Flags . . . Is It a Scream? Or a Virtual Puke-Fest? Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering new media news from around the... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Global Media News
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Congratulations to the winners from Digital Arts! DIGITAL ARTS GRAPHIC DESIGN Jaimee Plantinga – “CUP poster” DIGITAL IMAGING Paul Romero – “Wine Consumption” INTERACTIVE WEB DESIGN Thalia Abreu – “Seeds of Help” 3D DESIGN Tajiri Bradley – “Living Unit” ANIMATION Kristina Garcia – “Bumble Bee” VIDEO ART Audrey Hufsmith –... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
DIGITAL ARTS GRAPHIC DESIGN Jaimee Plantinga – “CUP poster” DIGITAL IMAGING Paul Romero – “Wine Consumption” WEB DESIGN Thalia Abreu – “Seeds of Help” 3D DESIGN Tajiri Bradley – “Living Unit” ANIMATION Kristina Garcia – “Bumble Bee” VIDEO ART Audrey Hufsmith – “Anthropocene Extinction” TELEVISION & VIDEO BEST PORTRAIT OF... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
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Share Your MAC Awards Stories using #OWMAC Take lots of pictures . . . don't be afraid to get close . . . how about a GIF? . . . Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
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Explore the Nominees for Best Web Portfolio or Blog of 2017: Michelle Weinfurt – “Beautiful Words of a Powerful Mind” Peter Arriaga – “PeterARadio WordPress” Stacker, Justyn – “JCStacker Portfolio” Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
Take a Look at the Nominees for Best Photo Slideshow: Janiece Lawrence – “A Day With The NYPD” Morgan Pascucci – “Struggles of Working College Students” Lauren De leon – “A Home for the Homeless” Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
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Here Are the Nominees for Best Multimedia Package: Gissel Marquez – “We are a Nation of IMMIGRANTS!” Madelyn Bowen – “Growing Together, Staying Together” Ivana Hajok – “Together As One” Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards
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Explore the Nominees for the Best Interactive Project of 2017: Michelle Weinfurt – “The Craft of the Pie” Vikram Singh – “Town of Rockaways” Marcus Edwards – “Nostalgia: The Brand Built Around a Lifestyle” Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at 2017 MAC Awards