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Blog Post 6

Blog Post 6: The No-Nonsense Guide to Born-Digital Content, chapters 2 and 3 One thing that I noticed immediately from chapter 3 of The No-Nonsense Guide to Born-Digital Content was how the goals of archiving are heavily focused on preservation. As our group may choose an Indigenous culture to explore as a possible source of … Continue reading Blog Post 6

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Chapters 6, 9, 10: The Magazine From Cover to Cover, Sammye Johnson and Patricia Prijatel On page 233, the authors note that many magazines today resemble each other.  Although some longstanding titles retain a distinct individuality, some are homogeneous look-alikes. This is particularly noticeable in the frequent “lifestyle” special issues (or SIPs) that are near-ubiquitous … Continue reading Blog Post 4

Blog Post 3

The Power of Participatory Video Alison Cardinal: “Participatory Video: An Apparatus for Ethically Researching Literacy, Power and Embodiment.” Reading this article, I found myself wishing that the author had defined the term “embodiment.” While I know what the term means, knowing in what sense the author was using “embodiment” would have been helpful from the … Continue reading Blog Post 3

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Beyond Writing: Voice and Rhetoric in the Digital Age I have devalued orality, placing it beneath writing. Whether as a natural tendency due to my lack of developed verbal skills, or as a product of a system of education which valued writing over aural expression. Cynthia L. Selfe references Jacqueline Jones Royster’s “When the First … Continue reading Blog Post 2

Blog Post 1

When I think of digital publishing, I generally think of websites, or electronic books and magazines. For me, oddly enough, the considerations of scholarly publishing were secondary. I say oddly because I greatly appreciate—and benefit from—online library database access. Although I realized the many upsides offered by digital access to scholarly material, I gave little … Continue reading Blog Post 1


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