Monthly Archives: April 2013

Intro to Mass Comm review

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Illustration: The Dees Illustration Studio.

Below are some of the ideas, topics, videos and websites that we have discussed in Introduction to Mass Communication since the class began in January.

Continuous change: Eric Newton of the Knight Foundation: “We’ve entered an era of continuous change. Did you change last year? You’re a year behind. Did you go digital in 2002? you’re a decade behind.”

Newton mobile phones, tablets: “For the first time in human history, billions of people are walking around with digital media devices linked into a common network. The digital age is changing almost everything — who a journalist is, what a story is, which media work to provide news when and where people want it, and how we engage with communities.” Continue reading

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Two professors moving on

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Stephen Thomas, left, with Associate Dean Yvan Kelly.

Flagler College held a reception Thursday for two professors who are retiring at the end of this semester. Stephen Thomas is an assistant professor in the Business Department. Rosemary Tutt, an associate professor, teaches public relations in the Communication Department. Fellow professors, students and administrators – including President William T. Abare Jr. – attended the reception at the Markland House in St. Augustine, Fla. Continue reading