Making Waves Within Webs: Rhetorical Agency in a Complex World — CCCC 2009 – Session O.11

Kristen Seas, “Ripple Effect: A New Perspective on Rhetorical Agency” Lars Soderlund, “Kairos and Emergence” Marc Santos, “Social Bookmarking as Distributed Research” Jeremy Tirrell, “Decorum and Emergent Ethics” I was particularly interested in this panel, in part because I taught the session chair in a few technical writing / new media classes when she was an undergraduate, but also because the Emerging Social Software SIG on the previous night had…

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Scenes from the recession – The Big Picture

Unused newspaper racks clutter a storage yard in San Francisco, California on Friday, March 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) (Boston.com) I’m not so sure this image really depicts the recession. Rather, it’s a sign that the business model of print journalism has changed irrevocably, due to the internet. The younger generation has not continued the older generation’s habit of picking up a physical copy of the paper. Journalism of the…