Jan 21, Lecture. MIT 3110
Ronald Wright, the historian, novelist, essayist. Canadian.
talks about the idea of progress
A Short History of Progress (Massey Lectures, 2004).
-To survive, we need to consider climate change and the environment etc.
-As an aca
March 26 Lecture,
Students getting political - Pros and Cons of Internships & Placements
-Media-related internships are on the rise (in a large part because of social media)
-Issues at play:
-paid vs. unpaid
-at home vs. abroad
-For-credit vs. Post-gradua
Mar 11, Lecture
-Lee Kuan Yew (Singapore): the LEE thesis (2 parts)
1. Economic progress first, civil liberties.
2. Reporters without borders. to serve the public interest, to investigate, expose and support.
Why this matters to development:
-without a fr
April 8th, Lecture
-does not include work cited
-4 academic outside sources
-Any relevant course material
-Can use sub headings
-5 pm. upload it online.
-NCB, bottom floor by Tim Hortons, Monday the 14th. 1:00 - 3:00
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-21 total rights
-Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; This right includes freedom to
hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas
-Fatalist technological determinist
-Were so focused on improving the means of technology, that we ignore the ends.
-technology forces us to go faster and faster. One does not know where one goes. The only thing
that matters is the sp
Feb 4 Lecture
-International Communication: The theories/myths that underpin the policies/projects of ICT4D
Gordon WIlson article
-Why is this quote, according to Wilson, problematic?
Socio-economic progress means emancipation from the whims of mother nat