New Media Order conference

JLab, AdLab and TRA students attended the ‘New Media Order’ conference and had the opportunity to personally meet and speak to Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, internet / technology theorist Tom Chatfield, Ali Baba’s Brian Wong, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment Alan Chen and global investor of bright ideas Tim Draper, and ask questions to Wikileak’s Julian…


Inform or offend? Religion versus Freedom of Speech

A Contemporary Ethical Dilemma in Journalism In 2005, the conservative Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 editorial cartoons of which most depicted Islam’s prophet Muhammad. In the explanatory text of the 12 cartoons, Jyllands-Posten’s culture editor, Flemming Rose, wrote, “The modern, secular society is rejected by some Muslims. They demand a special position, insisting on special…


Açı is on Wikipedia

JLab students have started posting their own pages on Wikipedia.  This is not such a simple endeavor as there are many factors that cause the refusal of your article to be posted on Wikipedia.  You go through a few jurors who select articles that are authentic and well written, that do not repeat which already…


Açı Hosts Discover Your Voice

Acclaimed debaters, judges and champions of many world debate tournaments John Ashbourne and John Gallagher mentored the debate and public speaking training DYV (Discover Your Voice) at the school. We had the pleasure of welcoming different schools who were interested in the subject, along with advisors who got training on the issue too.