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Today for Me the Virtual World Became Very Real

Friday, November 16th, 2007

It is 7 a.m. I am being transported to a magnificent office building on an island surrounded by mountains and blue seas. I am at least a couple of decades younger, a few inches  taller,  and for the first time in my life svelte. My brightly colored shirt, reflecting a tropical jungle motif, accents this new [...]

CNN to Teach Journalism in Second Life

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

This from MediaWeek:
As news organizations slash budgets and scale back bureaus, CNN is expanding—except not in real life.
In the week of Nov. 5, the news giant is set to open a news-gathering outpost in Second Life. And unlike news service Reuters, which embedded a real reporter in the online virtual world last year, CNN will [...]