Yochai Benkler

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  • Yochai Benkler: Article Analysis

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    Yochai Benkler stated in his TED talks video that “a new social phenomenon is emerging, a new set of social relations and behaviors are emerging and paving the way for self-expression, new opportunities, and collaboration”. In this statement, Benkler means that the Internet is a catalyst. It is powerful tool that opens a whole new world, connecting people from all over the world. There is no doubt the Internet is changing the way we look, create, and share the economics of information. One way we

  • Persuasive Freedom Of Speech

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    Content generated by the media is vastly changing with time. Alongside, how the audience wishes to view content is changing as well. In the earlier times, only televisions and radios were used to transfer information. Nowadays, new platforms and websites are using different techniques to deliver content to their respective audience. On Netflix “Nobody Speak,” by Brian Knappenberger is one of the many information and knowledge packed documentary, that redefines the way viewers learn about the different

  • Licenses in The Networked Information Economy Essay examples

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    Free and open source software has become an integral part of the modern internet age. As a result of the threat posed by copyright laws sponsored by proprietary software companies, the free software community has developed many software licenses to combat copyright and protect the developer. Many open source licenses have ben used by developers to release their programs to the community. Some of the most popular licenses are the Apache License, the GNU General Public License (GPL), and the GNU

  • Article Analysis: 'Understanding The Power of Social Media as a Communication Tool in the Aftermath of Disasters' by Craig Fugate

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    Not everyone uses social media, of course, but many people do use it because they want to showcase the value of what they are doing. They want to "talk" to others through social media outlets, but they are doing a lot of that for their own agenda (Benkler, 2006). Many are selling something to others, and those who are just using it to connect with other people spend much more time talking about what they are doing than they do inquiring about

  • Peer Production: An Agent of Good or Evil?

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    decentralized the process and promoted open-source software (OSS). OSS is software that is freely used, edited, and shared by anyone. As a result of OSS, users are able to generate content, also known as peer production. Peer production, according to Yochai Benkler (2006, p. 85), is a way of voluntarily donating meaningful, collaborative information from dynamic people. One modern example is Wikipedia—a free, online encyclopedia edited by

  • A Research On Democracy Involves Participation Essay

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    Democracy involves participation. Participation involves activism, resistance, and conflict as much as “the creative deployment of new media literacies and productive cultures of media co-creation encompassed by ideal forms of networked publics” (McCosker 2014, p.201-2). Simply put, there is no room for a healthy democracy with the presence of filter bubbles acting as a mirror for the people using Facebook and Google and leading them to believe that so many others share the same opinions as them

  • Crowdsourcing and Product Design Essay

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    CROWDSOURCING IN PRODUCT DESIGN FROM A MARKETING PERSPECTIVE ABSTRACT Crowdsourcing is the practice of outsourcing tasks including a form of compensation to a wide external group of people. It is a newly used term which refers to the process of obtaining services, ideas, or content by seeking contributions from a large group of people particularly from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Multiple types of businesses nowadays are using crowdsourcing for a

  • The Pros And Cons Of Wikipedia

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    I. Introduction Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia that provides collaborative modification of its content and structure directly from the web browser who is known as Wikipedians. Everyone can create an essay or article for publication after registration on the site. However, It is no need to register before editing essays or articles. Thousands of changes can be made every day due to constantly changing edited by many people. A new set of challenges have been raised for educators and students

  • A Study On The Purpose And Utilization Of Users Application

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    A Study on the Purpose & Utilization of WhatsApp application by college students in Salem District R. Venkatesh Aravindh S.Sree Govind Baratwaj Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dept of Journalism & Mass Communication, Periyar University, Salem, TN, India – 636011, Contact: rvenkatesharavindh@gmail.com / 9445759491 Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dept of Journalism & Mass Communication, Periyar University, Salem, TN, India - 636 011, Contact: baratwazamj@gmail.com / 9790339949 Abstract Whatsapp is an instant

  • The Film Kony 2012 and Invisible Children

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    Introduction Kony 2012 was a film produced Invisible Children which went viral overnight. The video gained 31 million views in a single day and since has gathered almost over 99 million view on YouTube. The campaign was a 30-minute video made by filmmaker and Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell can be considered a political documentary by traditional standards. The political documentary intended to persuade bystander viewers to hold certain beliefs about Kony, a leader of the rebel militia