Let’s Talk About TMI…

April 7, 2010 | Comments Off on Let’s Talk About TMI…

While reading through the @mkgold/cuny list on Twitter, I came across an interesting NYT article about the dangers of revealing too much information online (aka TMI). The most interesting part about the article, How Privacy Vanishes Online, is how MIT students were able analyze Facebook profiles and “predict, with 78 percent accuracy, whether a profile […]

My previous post was written for a Communications class about self-censorship and it got me thinking as I filled out my profile for the Academic Commons. There are so many things that connect to self-published material here. While I would never write anything offense or inappropriate I find that I guard myself on accounts that […]

Censorship and Mass Media: Stewed to a Blurfection

October 7, 2009 | Comments Off on Censorship and Mass Media: Stewed to a Blurfection

The issue of censorship has plagued U.S. mass media from its point of inception due to pressures from government, businesses, and various private interest groups. From the censorship of literature such as “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain for the use of the “n” word to the Television censorship of Elvis Presley’s hips on the Ed […]

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