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Thoughts about Steve Jobs

Category: Editorial Fred Ginsburg

steve-jobs-photo3Yesterday the world was shaken with the news of Steve Jobs' passing. For some of us, it did not come as that much of a surprise. My wife is a gastroenterology RN at one of the country's top hospitals, and she is all too familar with pancreatic cancer. So we knew that for Steve, it was just a matter of time. But no one can deny that this man truly left his mark on the world during his relatively short lifetime.

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Trials or Executions for Terrorists

Category: Editorial Fred Ginsburg

097 anwar awlakiOn Sept 30, 2011, the USA was able to take out two known terrorists. The story has been on all of the news, Anwar al-Awlaki, a powerful American-born Islamic cleric who was known to be an al-Qaeda operative, was killed Friday in Yemen, along with one of his associates. I believe that the controversy as to whether or not the killing of two former Americans was justified is a no brainer.

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Recollections of 911

Category: Editorial Fred Ginsburg

911 in memoryThis morning is Sept 11, 2011. As we all know, the events of ten years ago changed life as we knew it. But I am not going to rehash all of the events; the media have that base well covered. Instead, I want to talk about what you and I, as audio & video experts, need to consider in the event of another major incident.

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Student Dictionary of Filmmaking Terms

Category: Editorial Fred Ginsburg

film-schoolWell, we survived another couple of semesters and now get to relax (somewhat) during the summer. A lot of student films have come and gone; some great, some decent, and some not worthy of the pixels who have been sacrificed in their making.

I have thought that it would be fun to compile a list of student filmmaking "definitions" or should we say "daffy-nitions".

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