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Thoughts on BuzzFeed

Apparently some people really hate BuzzFeed. Who knew? I sure didn’t. I found the article I Hate Buzzfeed very interesting because my roommate is currently applying for an internship at BuzzFeed. The article claims that BuzzFeed “attacks our collective intellect, worsens civilization and collects a handsome reward for doing it.” To be honest, I haven’t […]

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Learning Styles

For my Writing & Digital final project I thought it was important to challenge how we expect to see information presented. Usually we are presented with either a text-based article, a podcast, a video, or another form of communication, but rarely do we get to chose how we want to experience the information. I transformed […]

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Copyright Reformation

Although I believe education is the most immediate, tangible solution to the many problems caused by the illegal use of copyrighted material, reformation of current litigation needs to take place. Laws that surround the use of expressive materials are extremely outdated because they were established during the era of the printing press, and need to […]

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Copyright Education

In order for our approach to the use of expressive materials to change, education needs to make place. A study conducted by Harvard in Youth, Creativity, and Copyright in the Digital Age found that most youth that are using copyrighted materials illegally are not aware they are doing so. In order for this to change, […]

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Youth, Creativity, & Copyright in the Digital Age

As discussed in my last few posts, I am just finishing up my final project for my Writing & Digital Media class about creativity and copyright. One of the main sources that influenced my composition was Youth, Creativity, and Copyright in the Digital Age. Originally I was planning on creating a piece simply discussing litigation […]

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Creativity & Copyright Final Thoughts

I am finally in the last stages of revising my Writing & Digital Media project about Creativity & Copyright! I decided to utilize three different forms of communication: reading, watching, and listening to provide my audience with multiple ways to experience my project. By providing multiple ways to experience this information, my audience is more […]

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Creativity & Copyright

For my Writing & Digital Media Final Project I am writing about creativity and copyright law. I was inspired to explore this topic because of my experiences with using expressive materials that are not my own. As a graphic design student, I am required to create designs at an extremely fast pace, and often utilize […]

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Rewind

So if you read my last post you know I was really excited to create an infographic about unpaid internships for my final project in my Writing & Digital Media class. Unfortunately, I missed the mark and had to chose a different topic for this assignment. However, I will probably still create the infographic in […]

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Scholarly Webtext Part II

As I discussed in my last post, for my Writing & Digital Media final project I am required to create a “scholarly webtext.” I have decided that I am going to create this webtext based on the legality of unpaid internships. In my last Writing & Digital Mediaproject, Piktochart: A Quick Fix, I examined the […]

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Scholarly Webtext

For Writing & Digital Media final project, I am required to created a “scholarly webtext” that displays my knowledge and skill of communicating professionally on the web. I am allowed to chose my topic for this assignment, so I have been researching potential subjects that I may explore. The primary topic I am considering researching […]

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