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2710, 2011

The Dark Side of Technology

By |October 27th, 2011|Opinion|Comments Off on The Dark Side of Technology

Prof. Gregory Sporton MA PhD, Professor of Digital Creativity

In the late nineties, Nicholas Negroponte, found himself staring at bottles of mineral water on the conference tables he was spending so much of his time sitting around.  Negroponte, of Wired fame, MIT Media Lab, tech entrepreneur and one of digital technology’s most enthusiastic boosters, wondered how […]

1309, 2010

Phone hacking – two wrongs don’t make a right 

By |September 13th, 2010|In The News|Comments Off on Phone hacking – two wrongs don’t make a right 

By Bob Calver, Senior Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism, Birmingham City University

The recent phone hacking allegations by News of the World reporters highlights that journalists who want to expose wrongdoing should never use illegal or unethical methods to get to the truth. Just because something is possible does not make it acceptable and this is something […]