In Howard Good’s Being Digital class, students were asked to visually interpret E.E. Cummings poem ‘pity this busy monster, manunkind’. This video uses subtle images to represent the “progress” of modern technology and how it is increasingly disrupting lives through consumerism and entertainment. Filmed and edited by Liz Gaschler and […]
Students from Professor Howard Good’s Being Digital class created one minute visual interpretations of a technological ideology. For the fall 2015 semester, the students had a choice of many multimedia options, such as stop-frame animation, traditional animation or simply a video. In a dystopian technologically-infused world, we will see no […]
By Holly Lipka and Liz Gaschler “A desire is never simply the desire for a certain thing. A desire to be fully filled in, met so that I desire no longer. It’s always also a desire for desire itself. A desire to continue to desire.” Slavoj Zizek — ‘The Pervert’s […]
Howard Good, a digital media and journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, gave a poetry reading with special guest Donald Lev at the Honors Center at SUNY New Paltz Feb. 18. Original video produced by the Little Rebellion.
SUNY New Paltz journalism professor, author, and poet Howie Good has published a new book of poetry entitled “Fugitive Pieces,” a collection of collage poems. All proceeds from the book (currently $15) go to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. The book is available online here.
After reading Neil Postman’s “Technopoly,” students in Howard Good’s Being Digital class were inspired to create videos which tied in the author’s theories of modern technology advertisements and the issues surrounding them. Kate Bunster and Francesca Caccavale explore the intrusion of technology into the medical world. Produced by: Kate Bunster and […]
The Communication and Media Society at SUNY New Paltz put together a panel of experts to discuss Media Ethics on April 25th. The panel took place in the Lecture Center and consisted of New Paltz professors and members of the media field.
Ethical Analysis of Information Tracking on the Internet by Jon Cappetta, Marietta Cerami, Brianna McDonald and Annie Yu. These four students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class argue that tracking information on the Internet is unethical. Personal consumer information compiled from weeks or months of one’s personal search data can be monitored by advertisers and hackers. The […]
Chilean Miner Film Adaptation By Pamela Vivanco, Joe Neggie, Brandon Quinn, Beth Curran Students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class apply Kant’s categorical imperative, along with other ethical guidelines, to the possible Hollywood adaption of the Chilean Miner story. They examine how the movie adaptation would differ from the true […]
Re-targeting Advertisements by Keith Carroll, Kaitlyn Day, and Kevin Harvey Students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class explore the ethical issues of re-targeting advertisements, such as invasion of privacy, using the Potter Box model. Retargeting Advertisements Media Ethics Fall 2010 from Kaitlyn Day on Vimeo.
Four students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics course explore the media’s responsibility in covering political terrorism. This video examines various accounts of book-burnings throughout history and how they have affected the world, with a focus on Pastor Terry Jones’ recent “Burn a Quran Day” mission. It suggests the overpowering role underlying agendas […]
Inquiring Minds, a local discount bookstore located off Church Street, hosted a poetry reading on Friday, Feb. 4. The event featured the works of SUNY New Paltz professors Frank Boyer and Howard Good. Due to anticipated inclement weather, poet Barbara Blatner postponed her participation in the event. “I didn’t want to […]
A Converse Case Study, created by Amanda Grappone, Bina Fronda, Michelle Pang, and Zan Strumfeld. This is an analysis of a 2010 case from an ethical standpoint, for Howard Good’s Media Ethics fall 2010 course. The case examines the relationship between Converse, a major consumer-driven corporation, and the musical acts signed to […]
Disaster Porn by Alana Davis, Julia Amberg, and Sara Rabot Three students from Howard Good’s spring 2010 Media Ethics class delve into the issue of the media’s coverage of disastrous events such as 9/11 and the earthquake in Haiti. Using the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics, the […]
Faculty and students filed into the Honor’s Center, anxious to hear professors from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz read their original poetry. The room went quiet as Howard Good, one of the night’s featured poets, approached the podium to announce Dennis Doherty as the first […]