Tag: media

  • Media Ethics: A Clockwork Media

    Media Ethics: A Clockwork Media

    Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle of inertia truly is what…

  • Student Filmmaker Talks About His Award-Winning Documentary ‘Waning Wolf’

    OTS Woodstock from ian todaro on Vimeo. When SUNY New Paltz student Ian Todaro, 24, started Seminar in Digital Filmmaking (DMJ445) last semester he wasn’t trying to be an award winning filmmaker. When the Digital Media Production major, along with fellow students Ryan D’Angelo-Sylvia, Juliana Hedeman, Victoria Ottomanelli and Sasha Ribowsky finished the course’s final project, that’s…

  • Filling In The Big Picture

    Filling In The Big Picture

      A new collaboration is making waves at SUNY New Paltz.  The group effort, pioneered by professor Dan Labbato, brings the potential of student talent from the theater, media and English departments to utilize their individual disciplines.  The outcome is student-written, organized, directed, filmed and edited material. The workflow that is modeled after a Hollywood…

  • Students Caught Downloading Illegal Content

    U.S. copyright laws have prohibited online piracy since 1998, but illegal downloading is far from being out of the mainstream. SUNY New Paltz students admitted to using programs to download music, movies and other files for free, despite the potential consequences as roughly one hundred students get caught illegally downloading files per semester, said Daniel…

  • Social Networking is for Twits

    The concept of social networking has been evolving rapidly over the past 10 years. Remember commenting, blogging and picture sharing? Now 140 characters or less is all it takes to become an internet celebrity. Twitter’s Web site states that its main function is to “stay connected with friends, relatives, and coworkers.” However, it seems as…

  • Rebel TV: Students Take On Media Ethics

    Rebel TV: Students Take On Media Ethics

    These five videos were made for Professor Howard Good’s Media Ethics class. In them, students dissect different ethical dilemmas in the media. Death by Photography: A Kevin Carter Case Study By Melissa Hernan, Eric Turner, Eric Karnis and Tiffany Riccio Description: Four Media Ethics students take on the ethics case of Photojournalist Kevin Carter and…