Nov 14 2012

The Maine Journal Site Update

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Where have all the posts gone? Hello everyone, I wanted to update you on what is going on with The Maine Journal. This site began as part of my thesis project for my Masters degree in New Media Journalism, at Full Sail University. I had to integrate new media and social media into this site …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.themainejournal.com/update-nascar-blog-synergy-digital-media-solutions/

Sep 16 2012

Teen Drivers: New Laws Mean New Consequences

New law increases fines from $100 to $250 for texting and driving.

Teen drivers will not see changes to the Driver’s Education requirements that the Secretary of State, Charlie Summers has been pursuing since January of this year. A previous report from The Maine Journal discussed meetings the Secretary held with communities around the state, to determine what changes could make Maine roads and teens safer. While …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.themainejournal.com/teen-drivers-new-laws-mean-new-consequences/

Jul 29 2012

Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming Preparations Underway

It is that time of year again, Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming celebration preparations are underway for Piscataquis County’s Shiretown. As the first weekend in August quickly approaches, organizers say there is still much work to be done. The Dover-Foxcroft Shiretown Homecoming Celebration begins August 3rd. Events will be held at various locations in town, throughout the weekend. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.themainejournal.com/dover-foxcroft-homecoming-preparations-underway/

Jul 20 2012

End Distracted Driving; Take the pledge & Stow before you go!

Distracted driving, specifically texting while driving, increases the risk of getting into an accident by 23%, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As reported by Distraction.gov, drivers below the age of 20 have the largest proportion of distracted driving. To help end the temptation to use a cell phone for talking or texting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.themainejournal.com/end-distracted-driving-stow-before-you-go/

Jun 25 2012

YouTube original content rights get protection.

YouTube users must choose how to handle their original content.

YouTube, according to their site, has “state-of-the-art technologies.” Content-ID lets owners of original material find videos that other users have uploaded, which may contain some or all of their content they have rights to. Owners can decide in advance, what they want YouTube to do when they find such matches to their content. They have a choice …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.themainejournal.com/youtube-original-content-rights/

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