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"What you hear is mine:" Is mashup music protected by fair use?

Post by Jeff Shaw
Greg Gillis makes music without playing any instruments, writing any lyrics or singing. Gillis, who goes by the stage name Girl Talk, takes existing recordings by other artists and fuses the sounds together – making albums composed entirely of other peoples' copyright-protected songs.

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100 Gallons

With a $20,000 grant from UNC's two-year Water In Our World theme, “100 Gallons” — the school's interactive Web experience that explores the human connection with water — will include local and regional topics during summer 2013.

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A True Companion

Society for News Design's 2014 Best of Student Design competition
First place: Infographics
Designer: Melissa Borden '14
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Ad Club

The Ad Club is an academic chapter affiliated with the American Advertising Federation (AAF).

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Advanced Reporting: Who Owns Our Water?

During the fall 2014 semester, students in adjunct professor Roddy Boyd's MEJO 453: "Advanced Reporting" class explored the legal battle between aluminum manufacturer Alcoa and the state of North Carolina over rights to a portion of the Yadkin River in Stanly County.

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Advertising students experience life in the fast lane

UNC MJ-school professor Dana McMahan's students accepted FOX Sports University's challenge of helping FOX Sports increase fan engagement with its promotion of NASCAR and the Daytona 500. After successfully pitching to FOX Sports and NASCAR, students attended the Daytona 500 to see their ideas in action. See what students had to say about FOX Sports U, NASCAR and life in the fast lane in the video below. 

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Affirmative Consent

Society for News Design's 2017 Best of Student Design competition
First place: Standalone Media
Designer: Lisa Dzera '16
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Astronaut Scholarship Foundation | Public Service Program

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, founded by the original Mercury astronauts Shepard, Glenn, Slayton, Schirra, Cooper and Carpenter, provides some of the largest individual merit awards in the US for the student of engineering, science and astronautics. 
All of the Apollo astronauts were trained in celestial navigation at UNC's Morehead Planetarium, beginning in 1960.

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Balancing automated notifications with compromised worker productivity

Post by Kimberly Lynn Workman
Ding! Weather alert!
Ding! You got email!
Ding! Someone re-tweeted you!

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Battle of the Blues

Society for News Design's 2012 Best of Student Design competition
First place: Sports Page Newspaper
Designer: Vanessa Voight '12
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