When book meets blog
When a book and a blog join forces, a “blook” is born.
So what is a blook, exactly? OurBlook.com defines it as “a Web site combining the dynamic online atmosphere of a blog with the researched, in-depth analysis of a book.”
Professor Pam Creedon and her Gender and Mass Media class received an opportunity to talk to OurBlook’s Communication Specialist and Production Manager Sandra Ordonez via a live Internet chat on Sept. 2 about their roles in the OurBlook project.
Victor Navasky brings a message
of free speech to China
Navasky said the same thing last year to a group of Chinese journalism professors, students, and top media executives in Beijing. At the 2008 World Media Summit, where he gave a keynote speech, he advocated for free press and expression. The speech was simultaneously interpreted to nearly 200 audience members at the conference without interference. After his speech, however, the moderator commented on the message by saying, very politely, that different societies have different perspectives.
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