Republish: Strained Evolution: How Big Media Is Struggling to Adapt

*Since UCI blogs expired my post that I wrote for my journalism class, I decided to republish it here. * Original Publish Date: 10 December 2009 It was a cold October morning when my alarm went off.  I instinctively pressed the button to silence the racket.  The clock read 7:00am.  Going through my normal routine,… Continue reading Republish: Strained Evolution: How Big Media Is Struggling to Adapt

Spinning Like A Broken Record: Jammie Thomas-Rasset fined $1.5 Million

It seems like such a long time ago that I was studying Jammie Thomas' case for my article on digital piracy.  It seems that she lost her retrial and has been fined $1.5 million for sharing 1,700 songs.  Before her retrial, the RIAA wanted to settle with her for $222,222.  She refused. I do not… Continue reading Spinning Like A Broken Record: Jammie Thomas-Rasset fined $1.5 Million