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The Role of Social Media in the News Cycle

Reddit and Twitter have become important parts of daily news as high-speed Internet has penetrated into our lives in the form of smartphones. News blogs like Gawker see enough power in these sites that there are now editors dedicated to … Continue reading

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Archive Mode

Four years, two homes away from home and one semester abroad. After spending time living and traveling around Asia, I’ve found myself back in the United States looking for a new life. I (and many) noticed that I hadn’t updated … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Xiaonanmen & Bund

This week the Communist Party of China will hold the 18th National People‚Äôs Congress, a once-in-a-generation leadership change that has the whole world watching. Under economic pressure, a skeptic eye from the West and a rising populist influence of social … Continue reading

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Most Conversations in Turkey So Far…

Stranger: Hi, where a you two from? Tihana and Me: USA. Florida and California. Stranger: You guys don’t look American. Are you sure? Me: Well, some of my family is from Mexico. Tihana: My family is Serbian, but I was … Continue reading

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Mean Scooter Streets of Shanghai

I strapped a camera to my chest and attempted to record a ride on my bike through Huangpu, Zhabei and Putuo districts.

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Celebrating July 4 Overseas

The following is an email I sent to a family member who is teacher in Las Vegas. He asked for my thoughts about celebrating The Fourth of July overseas. So this will be my third Independence Day overseas in a … Continue reading

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My Instagram Photos Around Shanghai

All my photos can be found here: http://web.stagram.com/n/jgamboa/?vm=grid

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