Tag Archives: Multimedia

CitizenTube a resourceful hub for breaking news

By SPENCER DANDES There are three main events on CitizenTube’s “featured playlist” this afternoon: a typhoon in Japan, a plane crash that killed 19 in Nepal, and the biennial Ryder Cup. Videos are posted at mind-boggling frequency with updates on … Continue reading

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The Digital Age: Bow and arrow struck heart of newspapers

              By SAIRA SUMBAL I have strong memories of my father always reading the newspaper. I recall him coming back home from work in his suit and tie, sitting on the couch, and so … Continue reading

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Reporting center keeps in-depth journalism alive

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS Browsing through Google Blogs this morning, I came across a very interesting non-profit organization, the Center for Investigative Reporting. Founded in 1977, the CIR is the oldest non-profit investigative reporting organization around. It doesn’t just “repost news” … Continue reading

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New app allows for safer communication

By RACHEL JANOSEC A popular new app on Apple products has been introduced and it allows for safer and easier communication. This new app is winning over many electronically savvy people and goes by the name of HeyTell, Voxer, or … Continue reading

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Become a multimedia journalist with five iPhone apps

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS For most people the iPhone is a luxury, but for journalists – it’s a necessity. Not only does it have a high-definition camera and video camera, it has applications that turn a dull reporter into a multi-platform … Continue reading

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Music meets politics with ‘Spotify the Election’

By NICHOLAS MOORE If you have grown up in the era of digital media, you have seen the media for accessing music travel from file-sharing sites like LimeWire to iTunes to Internet radio (such as Pandora and last.fm) to the … Continue reading

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Fring: Double the fun with Group Video Chat

By JOE CERVONE When Apple’s iPhone 4 was released last June, all the buzz surrounded the smartphone’s new FaceTime video calling feature. Allowing two people to hear and now see each other from the palm of their hand was certainly a … Continue reading

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Convert videos to mp3s at no cost

By MARISA HIVNER Have you ever heard an original song uploaded on YouTube that you just had to have on your iPod, but there was no link to download or purchase the song? In the case that this scenario should … Continue reading

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Travel the world with Tour Wrist

By JOE CERVONE Want to see the world from the palm of your hand? The popular smart phone application Tour Wrist lets viewers explore locations from all around the world. Offering 360-degree panoramic photographs from an iPhone, iPad or your … Continue reading

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Get your daily dose of FAIL at failblog.org

By MARISA HIVNER Ever wish you could watch America’s Funniest Home Videos whenever you wanted to? Well, just short of buying the series DVDs, you can always get your daily dose of hysterical fail at failblog.org. Created in 2008, failblog.org … Continue reading

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The last free music online

By JOE CERVONE While the role of the Internet has become further immersed in everyday life, free online music websites have gradually diminished. The eventual fall of illegal file sharing websites like Napster and Limewire have left consumers with limited … Continue reading

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Obama’s 2012 campaign begins with YouTube

By SHARON FRAJLICH Starting off his campaign for re-election in 2012, President Obama seeks support in the same way he gained it in 2008: by using technology and social media. On Monday, the president announced his intention to seek another … Continue reading

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Ask questions to your Facebook friends

By JOE CERVONE When it comes to having our questions answered on the internet, all too often we rely on websites like Answers.com, Yahoo Answers or the recently retired Google Answers, where our responses come from strangers or anonymous sources. … Continue reading

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Apple’s WWDC … without iPhone 5?

by SHARON FRAJLICH In less than 24 hours after the announcement of this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, tickets sold out, according to the event’s site. While rumors have been circling that the unveiling of the iPhone 5 won’t be on … Continue reading

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