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New Stuff Tuesday – August 3

Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get by Ken Doctor PN4784 .062 D63 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor As I was laying in bed catching up on the news from the Wisconsin State Journal app … Continue reading

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RU able to unplug?

I recently read an article in my daily newspaper about the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda asking 200 University of Maryland, College Park students to give up cell phones, iPods, TV, radio, computers, and even magazines and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 16

Makeover TV: Selfhood, Citizenship and Celebrity by Brenda Weber PN1992.8 .R43 W43 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor Reality television, once thought of as a passing fad, has turned out to take over to profile every aspect of daily life. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 15

Packaging Boyhood: Saving Our Sons from Superheroes, Slackers and Other Media Stereotypes by Brown, Lamb and Tappan HD9970.5 .C483 U635 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor Growing up has never been easy, for some, harder than others. One could argue … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 30

The Myth of Digital Democracy By Matthew Hindman JK1764 .H56 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor The Internets have revolutionized the way we live our lives. You get your news of the day from CNN.com as opposed to flipping through … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 16

Manage the Media: (Don’t Let the Media Manage You) By William Holstein HD59.6 .U6 H653 2008 New Book Island, 2nd floor A reputation, whether individual or group, is intangible and can pave the way to success or failure. Public perception … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 19

The Television Will Be Revolutionized: By Amanda Lotz PN1992.5 .L68 2007 New Book Island, 2nd floor According to the Nielsen’s Three-Screen Report (PDF), Americans watch a lot of video, between using the traditional TV, internet and mobile devices. Now that … Continue reading

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Presidential campaign TV commercials, 1952-2008

I know, I know, after the recent presidential election, we’ve probably all had our fill of campaign commercials. But this web site is worth a few minutes of your time, I promise. The Museum of the Moving Image put together … Continue reading

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Who Buys That?

Did you know that: 53.6% of adults that purchased Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the last six months are married? people that drive a car with a manual transmission are 42% more likely to watch the GAC (Great American Country) … Continue reading

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Browse current magazines, newspapers

Take a break from your classes…or find a topic for that English 102 paper…in the Library’s Browsing Collections. Walk straight ahead as you enter the Library toward comfortable seating, current newspapers, and a selection of current magazines (also DVDs, VHS, … Continue reading

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