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Jordan Townsend 4/23/2009 Paper Landmark The article “The Scot Heard Round the World” by Mary Jordan tells the story of Susan Boles, a 47-year-old unemployed woman from a small town in Scotland, who sang on the stage of the popular television show “Britain’s Got Talent.” The audience and judges were initially skeptical of the “fizzy-haired frumpy woman” until she surprised them with her beautiful vocals while singing an excerpt from the hit musical “Les Miserables” which received a standing ovation from the audience. Amongst those watching the performance from their homes was
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Unformatted text preview: celebrity Ashton Kutcher who stated “This just made my night” on the popular website Twitter. Social media websites like Twitter and YouTube have allowed people like Susan Boyle to be heard by millions of people around the world. Technological advancements in digital media have created a new method of mass media communication that has created an opportunity for individuals like Susan Boyle share her talents with millions of people and suddenly become a global celebrity....
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