Monthly Archives: November 2012

Fair Use Policy for History of Public Controversy

Because my group chose to create a video on the NCAA sanctions, we are able to get a lot of footage just by walking around campus. All of our interviews are with current Penn State students and faculty. For example, … Continue reading

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The Rhetoric of Images

Like many people, I am always inclined to argue that the book version of a story is better than the blockbuster film made of it. The imagination of characters is not necessarily what bothers me. Typically I don’t start reading … Continue reading

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Review of TED Talk

I was so nervous before my TED Talk. Normally I love public speaking. I’ve been told public speaking is a gift of mine. However, I’d never given a speech without notes before, and, up until the hour before I gave … Continue reading

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TED Talks

I really enjoy watching TED talks. I was doubtful of their potential to be interesting when I first heard about them, but the ones I’ve seen have been insightful and appealing. They’ve kept my attention for the entire duration of … Continue reading

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Obama’s Victory Speech

I’m going to be honest. I did not want Obama to win the presidential election. I come from a very conservative family and, although I tried to make political decisions without their influence, it appears the apple doesn’t fall far … Continue reading

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