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A. Mattson
Media & Communication/American Studies, SUNY College @ Old Westbury
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Listen to Global Media News! Media News from Russia, Pakistan, China, Bolivia, Canada, South Korea: How Close to the Kremlin is the Chef's Patriot Media Group? Can Imran Khan Regulate the Pakistani Press? Have You Met Bytedance? Is TikTok a Privacy Threat? Why Has China Slammed the Door on The Joker? Will Boliva's New President Jeanine Áñez Rein in the Media Before the Next Election? Can Social Media Protests Stop a Tuition Hike in Canada? From K-Pop to Parasite: South Korea's Media Exports Are Big Business. Global Media News is a weekly webcast covering media news from around the world.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Global Media News
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Listen Up! Global Media News Podcast Media News from Guatemala, Hungary, Tunisia, Japan, Brazil: Xyaab’ Tzuultaq’a 99.5 FM: Indigenous Community Radio in Guatemala! Orban Tightening His Grip on Hungarian Media? Free at Last? Tunisian Media after the Fall of Ben Ali. Japanese Mobile AI Apps Shop for Clothes. Trusted Source? Social for News in Japan. Meet Globo: The Biggest Name in Brazilian 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 scour the web for news about about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at Global Media News
Press freedom in Hungary took a major hit with the formation of the Central European Press and Media Foundation (KESMA) in August 2018. KESMA was created by loyalists of Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Its chairman is a former lawmaker from Orban's party and the other two board members are Orban loyalists, one being his personal lawyer. In a coordinated move over 400 media outlets were donated voluntarily without compensation to KESMA in November 2018. According to the New York Times, these outlets are pro-government and highly supportive of Orban. This massive donation puts most private Hungarian media outlets under... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Media News from China, Brazil, Russia, Nicaragua, and Somalia: Why Is China Flirting with African Media? Brazilian Mayor Bans Gay Images from Rio Book Fair. Russia's Gay Propaganda Law Is Affecting Gaming and Music Industry. Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega: Former Freedom Fighter Becomes a Media Censor Female Journalists in Somalia Struggle for Respect. 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 about the world of media, journalism and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2019 at Global Media News
The LGBTQ community has been struggling for their independence and acceptance in Russia for a very long time. However, a bill that was passed on June 11th, 2013 and enforced on June 30th of that same year has only made it harder for the community. The law that was passed is called The Gay Propaganda Law, also known as "For the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values". According to Rossiyng toskaya Gazeta, a Russian government based newspaper, Article 6.21 of the law states: “Advocacy of non-traditional sexual relations among minors... expressed in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Our Global Media News Podcast! Media News from Chad, Liberia, Poland, Japan, Italy, and India: What Happened When the Internet Went Off in Chad? Why Did the Liberian Government Shut Down Roots FM Radio? Less Press Freedom in Poland? Mora Qualitas: SONY's New Stream of Music in Japan. The End of Social Media Anonymity in Italy? Does Modi Let Indian Journalists Report? 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... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Media News from Russia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, China, Ecuador, & the Dominican Republic: Is Russia Swiping Right on Tinder? Doe Putin Have the Internet Under Control? Why Did Apple Remove an App Used by HK Protestors? Why Did Vietnam Ban Dreamworks' Abominable? Has President Lenin Moreno Opened Up the Internet in Ecuador? Social Media in the Dominican Republic: What's Popular? 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... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Media News from Pakistan, France, Venezuela, Turkey, Japan, and Russia: Pakistan: Free Media or Censorship? France: Will Magelan Rule Podcasting? Venezuelan Journalism Under Maduro. Turkey: Can Erdoğan Tame the Media? Japan: Is Huawei Still a Security Risk? Russia: Racial Targeting in the 2016 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 the web for news about about the world of media, journalism and technology. Listen to our next podcast streaming live... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to the Podcast! Media News from Russia, China, Egypt, and the Bahamas: Russia: Could Putin Disconnect from the Internet? Russia: Internet Hoaxes and Teen Suicide. Egypt: Arresting Journalists? China: Should You Talk Politics on WeChat? The Bahamas: Social Media after the Storm. 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 about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back next week with another Global Media News Update! Listen... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! This week we have media news from France, the U.K., Southeast Asia, Japan and India: France: Can the Government Ban Student Smart Devices from School? United Kingdom: The Advertising Standards Authority's War on Gender Stereotyping. Southeast Asia: Cybersex Trafficking and the Internet. Japan: Will Sega Win Virtual Gold with Olympic Games Tokyo 2020? India Shuts Down the Internet and Mobile Phones in Kashmir. 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... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Brazil: Bolsonaro Cuts Funding for LGBT Programming. Canada Confronts Cyberbullying. Argentina: Fact-Checking, Fake News, Elections. Russia: Violence Against Journalists? China: Social Media Giants Cancelling "Inauthentic" Accounts. Nigeria: Afrobeat Artists Riding Youtube to Stardom? 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 about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back next week with another Global Media News Update! Listen to our next podcast streaming... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Our Global Media News Podcast! Japan: Why Is Line Big in Japan? Brazil: Android Phones, Indigenous Communities, Culture and Climate Change. Mexico: Do Political Parties and Elites Influence the News on TV Azteca and Televisa? Mexico: Is Social Media a Weapon in the hands of the Cartels? France: Can a New Law Stop Hate Speech? Australia: Is Social Media a Menace that Requires Regulation? 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 19, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! India: Who Will Capture the Streaming Media Market? Japan: Shinzo Abe Is an Instagram Influencer? Why China: Intelligence Services Using Linkedin to Recruit Spies? Russia: What Do Russians See on TV? El Salvador: Journalists Threatened by Gangs and Government? Philippines: Ranked First in Social Media Use? 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 about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back next... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2019 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 Aug 27, 2019 at Global Media News
Do you know who won a 2019 MAC Award? Check out the winners! DIGITAL ARTS GRAPHIC DESIGN Clayton Zoller – “Slash” DIGITAL IMAGING Maurizio Portillo – “Untitled” WEB DESIGN Kassandra Cruz – “Save the Elephants” 3D DESIGN Joshua Olsen – “Alien Invasion” ANIMATION Alex Medolla – “Auto Clean” VIDEO ART... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
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Listen to Global Media News! Is Youtube Interactive the Future of Storytelling? How to Use Social to Increase Website Traffic. Uber Bot's Racist Slur Sparks Outrage. Can Live Music Venues Profit from Social Media Engagement? Does Game of Thrones Rule 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 scour the web for news about about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back in September with another Global Media News Update! Listen to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Can Streaming Go Green? Will Insta Hide the Likes? Facebook Feed: Can Facebook Cut Hate Speech and Tame the UK Alt Right? Your Domain: Is Social Media Fame Worth Jail Time? How Is Queen Beyoncé Ruling Coachella New 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 scour the web for news about about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back next week with another New Media News Update!... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to Global Media News! Why So Much Misinformation on Twitter? Youtube Sparks Outrage by Connecting Notre Dame Fire with 9/11 Videos. Can Facebook Stop "Fake News" with a "News Tab"? Does Social Media Diminish Your Self Confidence? Are Musicians Making Money on Spotify? Social Media and "Intercultural Adaptation." 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 about the world of media, journalism and technology. We will be back next week with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2019 at Global Media News
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Listen to the Nominees for Best Show: Brandon Ellis, Scott Honickman, Sara DeMauro, Justin Ellis – “The Damage Report on OWWR” Damage Report Marvin Argueta, Rene Canales, Andrew Thoma – “Goal Zone” Goal Zone Brandon Johnson – “In Too Deep Sports” In Too Deep Sports Karina Drake, Arianna Drake –... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
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Listen to the Nominees for Best Creative Production: Joseph Boscia, Arianna Drake – “OWWR Instagram” OWWR Instagram Arianna Drake, Karina Drake – “OWWR” OWWR Brandon Ellis – “In The Know: Trivia” In The Know: Trivia Karina Drake – “OWWR Worldwide” OWWR Worldwide Share me, please: #OWMAC OWWR: Old Westbury Web... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
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Listen to the Nominees for Best Station Promo: Ariana Drake – “OWWR Production” OWWR Production Brandon Ellis, Deanna Bobadilla – “ The Damage Report Karina Drake – “TNT is Taking Over” TNT is Taking Over Karina Drake, Arianna Drake – “Reminisce Radio” Reminisce Radio Share me, please: #OWMAC OWWR: Old... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
Listen to the Nominees for Best Event Promo: Karina Drake – “Panthers vs. Rams” Panthers vs. Rams Brandon Ellis, Christina DeSantis, Ben Lubman – “Writing Workshop” Writing Workshop Arianna Drake – “Toys for Tots” Toys for Tots Share me, please: #OWMAC OWWR: Old Westbury Web Radio Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
Listen to the Nominees for Best News Segment from OWWR: Old Westbury Web Radio Christina DeSantis, Brandon Ellis – “OWWR Spotlight: Prosthetics” OWWR Spotlight: Prosthetics Marvin Argueta – “The ESPN Sebastian Salazar Interview” Goal Zone: Sebastian Salazar Interview Brandon Ellis, Karina Drake, Lauren Fraser, Andrew Thoma, Deanna Bobadilla, Jalaal McCoy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
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#OWMAC: Come to the Screening Exhibition Dance Party at MIC. See the nominees and dance! Share me, please: #OWMAC Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards
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Luis Diaz is the winner of this year's poster competition. Share his poster using #OWMAC and come to the show on Wednesday May 1 to see all the winners of this year's competition. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at 2020 MAC Awards