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Unformatted text preview: ability to receive information instantaneously. -Through the advent of the Internet, new message mediums such as YouTube and Twitter are being used to disseminate information.-Becoming an increasing part of our everyday lives-Email, online news, instant messaging, blogs, and even online dating-New media has allowed for people like Susan Boyle who would never have been given the spotlight if it were not for websites like Twitter or YouTube-Studies: -Social Media and Postelection Crisis in Kenya-This article analyzes the role of the media, specifically internet enabled communication tools, during the 2008 postelection crisis in Kenya.- Globalization, nationality and commodification: the politics of the social construction of the internet-This article analyzes the relationship between the internet and society, its influence as a global medium....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course COMM 89 taught by Professor Jansma during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.
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