Emerging Media Episode 2: Digital Division

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In her essay: "Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in the Internet Skills and Uses among Member of the "New Generation", researcher Eszter Hargittai takes a methodological approach to question the assumptions and investigations of the digital divide, namely the basic demographic and socioeconomic predictors of internet access, namely: age, gender,…

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Emerging Media Episode 1: The Moving Target

A few years ago, a clever Harvard researcher put together this engaging video and slider, titled: "Evolution of the Desk" - an initiative borne out of the Harvard Innovation Lab with the goal to "illustrate the impact that technology has had on our lives over the last 35 years." You…

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Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

An incredible film is coming out today that is directly relatd to our project & archive! PBS's American Masters series presents: Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Presents the Story of the Newspaper Innovator and Champion of a Free Press Premieres nationwide Friday, April…

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Been SO busy,... so many updates to give!

Let's see if I can give you simulatenous updates about the LAST 8 months as well as the NEXT 8 months at the same time! OK, here I GO.... Upcoming presentations at the New Orleans Public Library: Nix Branch - June 8th 5:30-7PM Hubbell Branch - June 26th 6:…

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When Motorists Needed Canoes

Image courtesy of Nola DNA. "When Motorists Needed Canoes" from March 21st, 1926. An exerpt: "Plans of property owners for organizations to protest to the sewerage and water board to obtain relief and protection due to heavy rains were in process of formation last night.... a mass meeting will be…

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Postcards from the Past : Lost Correspondence (1904-1946)

"NOLA DNA Presents "Evening Edition" : A Picayune Social House reception celebrating Lost Correspondence, Forgotten Scandals, and Fake News. Join us at the brand new Picayune Social House, the former offices of the Picayune newspaper from 1850 to 1919, in this party hosted by NOLA DNA – curators of the historic newspaper…

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