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David Copeland advises CBS feature

David Copeland, A. J. Fletcher professor in the School of Communications, worked with CBS reporter Josh Landis to produce a piece titled 'Blogging Through History' for Sunday Morning, one of the network's weekend news magazine programs.

Publick Occurrences with its blank last page.

The segment, which aired on March 29, traced the development of media in America. It focused, however, on how the divergent voices that we see in media today with blogging and other forms of interactive and social media are really similar to the way that the press first operated in America in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. For example, Publick Occurrences, the nation’s first newspaper, left its last page blank so that readers could add their own news or comments before passing the paper along to another reader.

David Copeland,
3/31/2009 5:21 PM