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Jeff Jarvis

Professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Jeff Jarvis appears in the following:

What to Actually Worry About When it Comes to Your Privacy

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Can two 'experts at the internet' agree on what is scary out there on the web and what isn't?

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A Case of the Hyperlocal Cooties

Friday, December 20, 2013

As announced in David Carr’s New York Times column last weekend, AOL’s hyperlocal news network Patch may be on the verge of being shut down. This news has cast a pall over the viability of hyperlocal news. Bob speaks to BuzzMachine blogger, and hyperlocal enthusiast, Jeff Jarvis about the future of hyperlocal. 

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Computers Affected by DNS Changer Virus Could Lose Connection Monday

Friday, July 06, 2012

Thousands of internet users in this country and around the world could lose their connection on Monday, the result of the so-called DNS Changer virus. The malware has been around for several years and last year, the FBI charged those responsible for creating the virus.

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Louisiana Sex Offenders Must Make Their Status Public on Social Media

Friday, June 22, 2012

While the standards for sex offender registration and notification have always been high, a new law authored by Louisiana State Representative Jeff Thompson takes public disclosure one step further and marks itself as the first law of its kind in the nation. Should sex offenders be required to list their past crimes on Facebook?

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Organ Donation in the Age of Social Networking

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

A new plan from Facebook encourages everyone on the social network to advertise their donor status on their pages, along with their birth dates and schools. Could the plan be a slippery slope linking medical information and social media? Jeff Jarvis is professor of journalism at City University of New York. Art Caplan is a professor of bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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Never Too Much Information

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The man behind buzzmachine.com, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and author of, Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live, Jeff Jarvis, continues to explore the way the internet affects our lives.

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Cameron Exploring Social Media Restrictions after UK Riots

Friday, August 12, 2011

British Prime Minister David Cameron says his government will look into a possible crackdown on social media, after citizens used websites like Twitter as an organizing tool for the riots that shook cities across the U.K. earlier this week. Free speech advocates have criticized the idea, saying it's reminiscent of the social media shutdowns practiced by autocrats like former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Are Cameron and Mubarak suddenly brothers in censorship? Or is this a viable method for preventing violence?

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The Case Against Murdoch

Thursday, July 14, 2011

With lawmakers calling for investigations into News Corporation here in the US, Jake Bernstein, business and financial reporter for ProPublica, and Jeff Jarvis, the man behind buzzmachine.com, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and author of What Would Google Do?look at what laws Murdoch may have violated here.

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HuffPo+AOL=?

Monday, February 07, 2011

AOL is set to acquire the Huffington Post and make Arianna Huffington head of all editorial content for the company. Jeff Jarvis, Author of the blog BuzzMachine and professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Ana Marie Cox, GQ Washington Correspondent and founder of the Wonkette blog, and Betsy Morgan, former CEO of The Huffington Post and current President of The Blaze, discuss what this move means for the the future of the liberal online community, and the media landscape in general.

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Google Changes Executive Line-up

Friday, January 21, 2011

Google has announced significant changes to the company's executive line-up, as chief executive Eric Schmidt hands over his management role to Google co-founder Larry Page. The changes are set to take effect on April 4th, and it is unclear if they are permanent. Jeff Jarvis is the author of What Would Google Do? He is also a professor at the CUNY graduate school of journalism

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Privacy in the Time of Facebook

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Facebook executives are preparing for a ‘privacy summit’ to discuss the site’s controversial new default privacy settings (which do little to protect users’ privacy). But in a world of over-sharing online, does privacy even matter anymore? And have our notions of public and private changed so dramatically that we couldn’t reverse things if we wanted to?

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New Guidelines on Prostate Cancer Stoke Controversy

Friday, March 05, 2010

Millions of American men are tested every year for prostate cancer, but the blood test used for screening isn’t completely reliable. Now, the American Cancer Society says there's a chance the screenings can do more harm than good. What are men at risk of prostate cancer supposed to do?

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A Less Open Internet?

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Two news stories today may mean that the internet is getting a little less open. Julia Angwinwrote in the Wall St. Journal today about how the number of volunteer editors on Wikipedia has dropped precipitously over the past year. Then, Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com discusses reports that ...

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Tweeting Tragedy

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Tweets from inside Fort Hood were used in news reports about the shooting there last week. But some of the tweets turned out to detail false information. Paul Carr, columnist for TechCrunch and author of Bringing Nothing To The Party, and Jeff Jarvis, professor at the CUNY Graduate ...

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Social Media and News

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Twitter feeds from inside the Fort Hood Army Base were used in news stories about the shooting there last week. But many of the tweets relayed false information. Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com and Paul Carr of TechCrunch discuss the pros and cons of social media in news reporting. Plus, Bear ...

Regulating Google?

Friday, August 14, 2009

Jeff Jarvis, writer of the blog Buzzmachine.com, professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York and author of What Would Google Do?, and Siva Vaidhyanathan, associate professor of media studies and law at the University of Virginia and ...

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Free and Clear

Friday, August 14, 2009

Is Google so big it needs to be regulated as a public utility? Jeff Jarvis and Siva Vaidhyanathan discuss. Plus, Wired editor Chris Anderson on why “you get what you pay for” may not apply to digital information; transforming vacant residential developments into affordable housing; debunking medical myths; celebrating the ...

Regulate Google?

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Jeff Jarvis, writer of the blog Buzzmachine.com, professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York and author of What Would Google Do?, and Siva Vaidhyanathan, associate professor of media studies and law at the University of Virginia and ...

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Freedom Of Information

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Google is changing the world, but has the tech giant become too big, and should it be regulated as a public utility? Jeff Jarvis and Siva Vaidhyanathan discuss. Then, Wired editor Chris Anderson on his new book FREE: The Future of a Radical Price and why the most valuable information ...

Some print media to start charging for content

Monday, March 02, 2009

Print journalism is struggling to stay afloat and some outlets will soon ask readers to pay for content. Hearst Corporation has announced it will launch a wireless e-reader this year that will allow its owners to read magazines and newspapers electronically—for a fee. But with so many options out there, are readers willing to pay? To help answer that, we’re here with Jeff Jarvis, author of the book, What Would Google Do, and a professor of journalism at the City University of New York.

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