The Battle of Fort Necessity in the news.
Throughout the history of the United States the newspaper has been an integral part of American life and was especially influential in the nation’s early beginnings in the 18th century. Colonial newspapers were a powerful medium for spreading information, opinions, and ideology and were sometimes the sole connection many colonials had to the world outside … Continue reading The Death of a King
How Ben Franklin was inspired to get into the world of words.
A deeper look into James Franklin's arrest and what it means for early media and communications.
Early to bed and early to rise means you have more time to listen to a podcast and get extra credit.
Benjamin Franklin, as a printer of currency.
Defining public utilities
The word monopoly has existed long before it was ever a board game that consisted of exchanging rainbow colored money for little plastic houses. Dictionaries across the board have indisputable definitions of this word. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a monopoly as complete control over something. That "something" can be boiled down to anything and everything from the … Continue reading Economic Definition of Monopoly
Arrow’s Information Paradox is a term that refers to economics, specifically the values of patent rights and the value of intellectual property. How does one determine the value of an idea? It was named for Kenneth Arrow, an American economist and joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics along with John Hicks. Intellectual property … Continue reading Arrow’s Information Paradox
When I think of firms, I mostly think of law firms, which is a just a group of lawyers that work together. Before this, I never knew that ‘firm’ and ‘businesses could be used interchangeably. A firm, or business, is an organization that produces goods and services that are sold to make a profit. Firms … Continue reading Firm