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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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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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Video editor brings new dynamic to university

By Kyle Naber Rob Mattison can’t remember a time he was ever afraid of monsters. Even as a child, he found monsters fascinating. “Ever since the late 60s, I started building these monster models, like Dracula or Frankenstein’s monster,” Mattison … Continue reading

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Social media transforms journalism

Community. Connection. Information. These are the characterizing words of a society that now relies on the revolutionary realm of social media. It’s a growing phenomenon that is not only transforming the life of the individual, but—as stated in an article … Continue reading

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Social media changing journalism

The explosion of social media usage has changed the face of journalism, but for the better or the worse? According to Gabrielle Levy in a study for Tufts University, social media has played an extensive role in reshaping the typical … Continue reading

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Personal branding: Why journalists need it too

In today’s world, especially the working world of journalism, standing out among the rest is essential. In the past several years, there has been a major shift in the area of journalism. According to the Public Broadcasting Service, readers and … Continue reading

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Reaching Millenials through Journalism

While conducting research on how the media should be reaching millenials through journalism, I found myself searching for the answers I expected. I hoped to find hard data and statistics on the technology platforms likely to reach millenials with news. … Continue reading

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Social media is the new journalism

Today, social media is among one of the most important parts of a person’s life. Social media usage varies within age group. Statistics have shown that social media is more popular within the ages of 18-29. Apparently, 50 percent of … Continue reading

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