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Please post any summaries of the following articles! Would be helpful for final test review...



Lecture 2:

• Manovich, L. (2001), New Media from Borges to HTML (http://www.manovich.net/DOCS/manovich_new_media.doc)

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• Hempell, A. (1996). The Resonating Interval: Exploring the Process of the Tetrad (http://www.anthonyhempell.com/papers/tetrad/)

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Lecture 3:

• Agre, P. (1998). Designing Genres for New Media: Social, Economic and Political Contexts http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/genre.html

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Lecture 4:

• Heath, J. & Potter A. (2002) The Rebel Sell. This Magazine, November http://www.thismagazine.ca/issues/2002/11/rebelsell.php

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• Examples of Culture Jamming in Practice http://www.google.com/Top/Society/Activism/Media/Culture_Jamming/

Lecture 5:

• Anderson, C. (2006). The Rise and Fall of the Hit. Online: http://www.changethis.com/26.01RiseFallHit

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• Downes, D. (2000). The Resurrection of the Mass AudienceintheNewMedia Economy. The Journal of Electronic Publishing. Volume3.Issue1(2000): 7 Nov. 2005 (http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/07-03/downes.html)

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Lecture 6:

• McCloud, S. (2001). Coins of the Realm (I Can’t Stop Thinking #5, 6) http://www.scottmccloud.com/comics/icst/icst-5/icst-5.html
http://www.scottmccloud.com/comics/icst/icst-6/icst-6.html

Lecture 7:

• Jon Stewart on Crossfire (2004) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSDUQoM8G1k

• Kohut, A. (2000). Self- Censorship: Counting the Ways. Columbia Journalism Review, May/June. Online: http://archives.cjr.org/year/00/2/censorship.asp

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Lecture 8:

• Analysis of various contemporary issues of news objectivity http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/bar-code.html

• McCorduck, P. (1996). Sex, Lies and Avatars, Wired Magazine, April http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.04/turkle.html

• Media Awareness Network (2006). Issues in Media Stereotyping. http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/issues/stereotyping/index.cfm

• Kennedy, H.W. (2002). Lara Croft: Feminist Icon or Cyberbimbo? Game Studies 2(2). http://www.gamestudies.org/0202/kennedy/

Lecture 9:

• Winner, L. (1998) Mythinformation. Online: http://www.eco-action.org/dt/mythin.html

• Bush, V. (1945). As We May Think. Online: http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/194507/bush

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Lecture 10:

• Trippi, J. (2003). The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Chapter 1 (http://joetrippi.com/?page_id=1379)

• Balter, D. (2004). The Word on Word of Mouth. http://www.changethis.com/7.WordOfMouth

• Newmark, C. (2005). Why Craigslist Works, by Craig. http://www.changethis.com/13.Craigslist

• Drezner, D.W. and Farrell, H. (2004). The Power and Politics of Blogs. http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~farrell/blogpaperfinal.pdf

Lecture 11:

• Pink, D. (2005) Revenge of the Right Brain. Wired Magazine, February (http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/13.02/brain.html)

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• McLeod, H. (2004). How To Be Creative (http://www.changethis.com/6.HowToBeCreative)