Monthly Archives: September 2011

Profile of an Internet Technology: RSS

Noreen M. Elia Media Studies 255 New Technologies September 26, 2011 Profile of an Internet Technology: RSS RSS (Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other … Continue reading

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A New New Media and a Small Town

It looks like when new new media comes to some places, it does indeed change the way citizens of this small town relate to time and space… and to each other. Small-Town Gossip Moves to the Web, Anonymous and Vicious … Continue reading

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Class 3: Producers, Consumers, and (New) New Media

In today’s class, we interrogated Paul Levinson’s concept of “new new media,” determining whether media such as blogs, podcasts, wikis, and video sharing sites actually represent a new form of media that’s different from older media. Some of the media … Continue reading

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Preview Screening of Connected at Fordham University, Lincoln Center

There will be a preview screening of Tiffany Shlain’s new film, Connected, to be followed by a panel discussion, at Fordham University, Lincoln Center, 130 W. 60th St, New York City, on Sunday, September 25, beginning at 1:00 PM. The film appears … Continue reading

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Class 2: Development of the Internet

In today’s class, we covered a few basic principles of the Internet, beginning with a few basic questions. What is the difference between hardware and software? What is digital? How does the Internet work? Following that discussion, we surveyed the … Continue reading

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Class 2: Topics for First Assignment

The following list of students in our class and what topic they have drawn for the first assignment, due in class and on Blackboard on September 26, and part of a class presentation on October 3. Student Topic Barber, Taylor … Continue reading

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