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RTVF professor, former ‘Blue’s Clues’ animator educates voters on YouTube

Christine Farolan, Reporter

April 15, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Purple Profile

In a world of increasingly complex and miscommunicated information, Radio, Television and Film professor Eric Patrick has launched an animated YouTube series titled "Citizen Primer," which tries to clarify a variety of issues fo...

Plugged In: No more anonymous YouTube comments

Morgan Kinney, Columnist

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

Ignoring the depths of Reddit and 4chan, YouTube comments are perhaps the cesspool of the Internet. Below every Rickroll, Khan Academy tutorial and flashmob wedding proposal lie a string of inane word vomit. Contrived combinations...