Monthly Archives: February 2016

Study: TV news portrays Black Americans more fairly

By Taylor Pomasl Recent research shows that the news media portrayal of Black Americans is making strides to becoming less biased. As issues of race gained national attention during the 1990s, “many social scientists and communication scholars sought to study … Continue reading

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Challenges facing global media ethics

By Hillary Smith Global media ethics, which are principles and practices expected of journalists and news organizations worldwide, have a long road ahead. New methods of communication are enabling media to extend the reach from local to global. With the expansion of … Continue reading

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Russia cracks down on news media

By Allison Anhalt Since Russia’s conflicts with Ukraine began, media watchdogs have noted that the country has added more propaganda to state owned news and has put more pressure on independent media.  Media is an important part of any society, … Continue reading

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Misogyny in Media: Reporting on Female Politicians

By Kessa Albright “She scares me. I cross my legs every time she talks,” Tucker Carlson, MSNBC political correspondent, infamously said on his show Tucker July 16, 2007. Political leanings aside, anyone can agree that media coverage of Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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