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Rogue and Manila Collegian: How Print Media is Engaging New Media

One of the strongest messages that resonate in today’s new media age is this: print is dead. After all, the most basic function of print—to provide information to its receiver—is undermined by new media.

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The Internet doesn’t just hand over information from senders; it also allows receivers to send their own messages as well. But you already know that: if you’re reading this, then you’re experiencing it. You’re a receiver and sender of messages in the Internet yourself!

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Stopping Social Media from Stopping You

from examiner.com

from examiner.com

We’re young, we’re crazy, and we’re restless.  Unfortunately, these three qualities most of us, young people, have are anything but helpful when it comes to using the Internet, particularly social media.

Would you believe that whenever I leave my Facebook for a few (and by few, I mean 3-5 minutes) minutes, my Facebook will have about 20 new posts screaming to be read? If you are my friend in Facebook, then your status update is probably one of those. Equally bad: my Twitter, Multiply, Plurk—even my Friendster account—are all equally clogged by updates minute after next. And yeah, some of those posts are pleas to be liberated from the throes of the social media.

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