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Journalistic conversations about race

By Samantha West With the continuation of unarmed people of color being killed by police, obviously the awareness of how race is portrayed within the media has heightened. It is crucial journalists are not just reporting those deaths, but examining … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Major Joy Staab, public affairs

By Kelsey O’Connor Major Joy Staab is a Public Affairs Officer in the Wisconsin Army National Guard(WIARNG), the commander of the 112th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment (MPAD), and the previous deputy director of public affairs for the WIARNG. She has been … Continue reading

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Journalists are the public’s “Information Heros”

By Kelsey O’Connor Journalists often work in dangerous environments under stressful timelines in hopes of getting information that the public otherwise wouldn’t have. Risking their lives for the good of the public makes these professional the “Information Heros” our modern … Continue reading

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The Russian government continues to censor its news media

by Parker Reed Russian president Vladimir Putin The Russian news media continues to have stricter requirements and limitations placed on their publications by Russian president Vladimir Putin and his administration. Since coming into power in 2000, president Putin has established … Continue reading

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Southeast Asia media censorship flourishing

By Sidan  Qi In Southeast Asia, media freedoms are in crisis. According to the 2015 Map of World Press Freedom of Freedom House, most countries in Southeast Asia are either “partly free” or “not free” at all. “Both off and online, … Continue reading

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World news limited for US citizens

By Erica Jones Due to the high cost of international news coverage, Americans today are struggling to receive world news on a regular and in-depth basis, despite the fact that it is in high demand. TED speaker, Ethan Zuckerman says, “The … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Professor Talks Corruption in U.S. Congress

By Sidan Qi Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law professor and one-time candidate, shared his opinions on institutional corruption and said the broken Congress needs to be fixed up on Wednesday, March 2. “The fact is, at the core of our … Continue reading

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