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Games Journalism Needs Better Audience

Blair Hanley Frank

February 14, 2013

A few weeks ago, a good chunk of the game journalism world was fooled into believing a fake rumor about the future of the Xbox. An anonymous source, claiming to have inside information, sent an email out to a bunch of gaming news outlets about the X-Surface, which the source claimed was the name for...

Finding music on the Internet: some sites for exploration

Emma Dahl

September 6, 2012

The internet sometimes seems like an endless source of information, especially with regards to music. There is a seemingly infinite number of websites dedicated to the exploration of music, but some sites achieve a higher quality than others. In order to narrow down the search, here are a few fantastic...

Blogs infiltrate Whitman classrooms, students question effectiveness

Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Susanna Bowers

September 29, 2011

A few professors at Whitman have integrated blogging into their curriculum recently as a peer-editing tool or a replacement for journaling. Professors Kristy King and Lynn Sharp introduced blogging to Encounters this year, asking their students to post every few weeks regarding the reading material and comme...

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