Topic: Media

Role of the “Citizen Journalist” Is Changing

Oct. 19, 2016

Anytime you decide what to share, you’re doing the work of a news editor. Anytime you post news you witness, you’re working as a reporter.

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“Star Wars” is Changing the Gender Essentialist Narratives

Dec. 16, 2015
Star Wars Action Figures

If the makers of "Star Wars" were really concerned about making the mother and daughter demographic feel welcome, or changing the "boys thing" perception, they need to start at the local toy retailer.

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The Future of Media is Mobile and That’s a Good Thing

June 5, 2015
Kids and Apps

One clear message has emerged: The future of media is mobile. But mobile is a beginning not an end.

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We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

April 21, 2014
We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

Americans cherish their freedom. They enjoy a degree of personal, social and political freedom nearly unrivalled in human history. So it is ironic and even tragic that they willingly forfeit so much of that freedom in pursuit of another value: safety. Safety from what? In a word, crime.

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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

Jan. 28, 2014

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media. 

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