Tag Archives: Internet

Is Facebook losing its coolness?

The hip start-up days are long gone for Facebook, which is now publicly traded, profit driven and one of the leading Internet companies in the world. “Facebook is getting old” titled the Daily Dot yesterday on its story on the … Continue reading

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Yahoo + Tumblr = ?

Internet pioneer Yahoo is taking over the popular microblogging site Tumblr and is paying a staggering $1.1 billion for the acquisition. The deal combines two struggling companies. Yahoo! has long lost its innovative streak and Tumblr needs a successful revenue … Continue reading

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Emerging Scholar Grant from AEJMC

My research partner Marcia DiStaso and I were recently selected as recipients for this year’s AEJMC Emerging Scholar Grants. We submitted a research proposal “Turning to the Wiki-Doctor” to examine the frequency of use of Wikipedia as a health information … Continue reading

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How much should governments regulate the Internet?

The question of how much influence governments should have over Internet regulation is as old as the medium itself. In Singapore, the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts has asked the Internet community to create a code of conduct … Continue reading

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