This is a collection of videos generated by the students of English 2880: Making the News.

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  • Magazine Covers and the 2008 Election: Fair or "Obamanation?" 

    Milliken, Hannah (2008-12-11)
    Hello everybody, My name is Hannah Milliken and this is a project I made for my English 2880 class at Cornell. I was raised in a pretty conservative home in Orange County, CA, and I always figured that when my first ...
  • Digital Media Sources: The Effect on Youth Voter Turnout 

    Hacker, Jamie; Peretz, Jamie (2008-12-10)
    This video is a presentation on how youth voter turnout was affected in the 2008 presidential election by interactive digital media sources when compared to the 2000 election. We concluded that the millennial generation ...
  • Comparing Magazines and Newspapers: Who Covered Abu Ghraib Better? 

    Dasarathy, Nandini (2008-12-11)
    This project looks at the differences between magazine and newspaper coverage of a single issue, torture in Abu Ghraib.
  • The Death of the Newspaper 

    Knight, Stephanie (2008-12-11)
    Final project for ENGL2880. A video chronicling the decline of the newspaper and the rise of the Internet as a technology for news distribution, with specific attention paid to the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
  • We Are the World: Celebrities in Africa 

    Baicker, Baicker (2008-12-11)
    A multi-modal presentation for ENGL 2880, this project examines the focus on Western celebrities in African coverage.
  • Syndication and the Death of the Staff Political Cartoonist 

    Bourque, Catherine (2008-12-11)
    This project focuses on the effect of the widespread use of syndicated cartoon content on the quality of editorial cartoons and the decline in staff cartooning positions at local newspapers. The project discusses how the ...
  • Grab 'Em by the Roots! 

    Broyhill, Lindsay (2008-12-10)
    This is a 10 minute video concerning media ownership. I introduce media concentration and the problem with conglomeration, give a brief history of legislation that has allowed monopolies to form within the news media, and ...

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