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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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Newspapers face uncertain future

Reading a newspaper on a city park bench or bus, might be a prehistoric concept to the younger American public. As smartphones and tablets take over  society, “Few believe that newspapers in their printed form will survive,” writes  Erick Alterman, journalist … Continue reading

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Online Entertainment News and Journalism

In the past, journalists were the storytellers. Today, their goal is guiding people to the truth, to help the reader make sense of things happening in the world. First something crazy happens within the entertainment industry that catches the attention … Continue reading

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Polarizing media has impact on American viewers

Numerous studies have shown that partisan networks have impacted the way Americans watch television.  Since the invention of the 24 hour cable news network, cable television news has become a source of information for U.S. residents.  Between 1997 and 2005, … Continue reading

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