Dr. Larry Burriss

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10:03am

Mon January 27, 2014
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Tracking

Dr. Larry Burriss
Credit mtsu.edu

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  -  With all of the news about the National Security Agency tracking our cell phones and e-mails, it’s easy to forget that it’s not just the federal government that is collecting information about us.  Plenty of other folks have access to all sorts of data about our lives, and in many cases we don’t even know it is being collected.

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7:18am

Mon January 20, 2014
Columns

Burriss on Media: Net Neutrality

Dr. Larry Burriss
Credit mtsu.edu

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --   Let’s go way, way back to the beginnings of the Internet.

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8:53am

Mon December 16, 2013
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Too Much Data

Dr. Larry Burriss
Credit mtsu.edu

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  Two things seem to have gotten people really stirred up about privacy lately:  the revelations that the National Security Agency has a massive program of data mining, and the fact that so many companies are collecting an inordinate amount of data about each of us.  But somehow not very many people seem to have put these two concerns together.

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8:07am

Mon December 9, 2013
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Disparagement

Dr. Larry Burriss
Credit mtsu.edu

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  Can you sign away your right to criticize a company you do business with?  Apparently some companies think you can, and may try to charge you a lot of money if you say anything bad about them.

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7:57am

Mon November 25, 2013
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Making Fun of the Presidency

Dr. Larry Burriss
Credit MTSU.edu

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  The last few weeks have seen an outpouring of remembrances about President John Kennedy, and the impact of his assassination 50 years ago.  We have seen retrospectives of his life, analyses of the assassination, and considerations of what might have been.
    But there is also a plethora of little-known stories that also deserve retrospection, analysis and consideration.

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