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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, News in the Future Research Group, records of Fishwrap Ask Joe!

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0518

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains print copies of columns written by Joseph Barco, Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 1995. These originally appeared on a web site as part of the student online newspaper Fishwrap.


  • Creation: 1994 - 1995


Access note

This collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Please see the MIT Libraries Permissions Policy for permission information. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection or MIT.

Historical note

The Ask Joe! advice column appeared in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) student online newspaper Fishwrap from April 1994 through August 1995. The newspaper was a project of the News in the Future research group at the MIT Media Laboratory.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Guide to the Ask Joe! Columns of the Fishwrap Online Student Newspaper
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Repository Details

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