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Agents of revolution: How 500 years of social networks shaped humanity | Niall Ferguson

When I first moved to Stanford from Harvard I got my first close-up view of Silicon Valley; this was about a year and a half ago. And what most struck me was the hubris, the arrogance that I encountered there. The general view of a reasonably high up computer scientist is that history began around […]

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D’Souza reveals the solution to media bias & #FakeNews

Student: My question to you is do you believe any news sources, mainstream or alternative, are bias-free? D’Souza: No, but let’s look to see what we’re trying to achieve. I would agree that, in a certain abstract sense, to be absolutely free of bias is impossible. Why? Because we’re human beings, we don’t have the […]

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BTEC Tech Award in Creative Media Production: Component 1

[Creative Media Production – Component 1] [music playing] In this first Component, students develop an understanding of how media products create meaning for their audience. They’ll do this by: Exploring past and present media products from the sectors of audio and moving image, publishing, and interactive media, including the relationship between media products, their purpose, […]

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How America Got Divorced from Reality: Christian Utopias, Anti-Elitism, Media Circus | Kurt Andersen

Americans have always been magical thinkers and passionate believers in the untrue. We were started by the Puritans in New England who wanted to create and did create a Christian utopia and theocracy as they waited for the eminent second coming of Christ and the end of days. And in the south by a bunch […]

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The Power & Science of Social Connection: Emma Seppälä TEDx

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Mohand Habchi I’d like to start with a question for you: just think about how many people in your life you feel close enough to to share a personal problem with? You can just think for yourself what that number is. A representative national survey was done where this question was […]

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Master of Global Media Communication

The Master of Global Media Communication is a degree that trains future professionals in these transformative industries, equips them with key skills in understanding the audiences, the user’s, the societies the users are coming from, the policy framework that governs this globalized digital space, as well as giving them some practical skills. My name is […]

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