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Voter Apathy in Recent Election Raises Concern

With local elections recently concluded and presidential primaries and the general election in the near future, voter turnout continues to be a concern for many citizens. Only 18 percent of Knoxville’s population voted in the recent city elections, according to … Continue reading

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CBS Does Not Fear Aggregation

Though some news organizations still fear the idea of news aggregation, CBS News seems to have fully accepted the idea. Not only are they open to the idea, but the seem to be integrating it into their website quite well. … Continue reading

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Designing A Multi-Million Dollar News Website

Generally there seem to be two schools of thought for news website design. The division from these two schools stems from the idea of simplicity versus the idea of more a complex structure. Some people, like author Jason F., think … Continue reading

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Storytelling with Video

Finally, I have found something that CBS News is good at. I feel like for the last few blogs posts all I have been is critical of CBS and their poor or lack of integration of various media formats into … Continue reading

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The LIfe of Cody Crockett

Listen to Cody talk about one of his favorite parts of the University of Tennessee. Cody Crockett, 20, grew up in the small town of Huntingdon, Tenn. His heart, however, has always been in Rocky Top with the Volunteers. “If … Continue reading

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Why CBS News, Why?

So this assignment has given me another reason to think that CBS News‘ may have the largest budget ever to under-utilize all of the tools that they access to. Being a international news organization, CBS News has journalist in many areas … Continue reading

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CBS News: For Viewers not contributors

The internet does a fantastic job allowing individuals from everywhere connect. Whether it be online marketplaces like Craigslist and eBay, or networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, the internet allows individuals miles apart to meet in accessible mediums. Understanding this … Continue reading

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