Posts Tagged ‘Writing’

“New School” vs “Old School” Journalism

"New School" vs "Old School" Journalism

The immediate viral marketing of the blog, YouTube, Myspace, Facebook, Flickr, Wikipedia and other such platforms of online social interaction are sweeping the media space by storm. This relatively new form of information goes beyond the news and enters into the social network at the local level. It is at this level that news takes […]

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Linguistics, War and Authorship

Linguistics, War and Authorship

In response to Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s play Richelieu 1839 True, This! — Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold The arch-enchanters wand! — itself a nothing! — But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike The loud earth breathless! — Take away the […]

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The Third Mind – Burroughs and Gysin

The Third Mind - Burroughs and Gysin

In a movement defined by William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin known as the cut-up, a group of writers set out to bring writing up to speed with the rest of the pictorial arts. In the words of Gysin, writing was fifty years behind painting and the cut-up served as a means of bringing writing […]

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