All posts by Stephanie Adams

Facebook is Becoming a News Organization

In August, I analyzed how Facebook was impacting the news industry with its news feed and trending stories algorithms. News outlets have been using Facebook to get their stories viewed, but are not necessarily promoting the most informational stories. Just a few months later, it

The Argument for a Separation of Sports and Politics

After months of seemingly endless political tension in America, football fans looked to the Super Bowl for a break. Fox Broadcasting Company went into its programming with just that in mind. The network aimed to create a sense of unity by taking precautions to avoid

Why Radio Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Be) Going Away

With 21st century technology giving us instant 24/7 access to information, anything without a screen and an internet connection seems archaic. So, do people even listen to radio anymore? The answer is yes, and for good reason. The digital age has created an inviting world

Live From New York, It’s the 2016 Presidential Election

Many Americans are dreading the outcome of the upcoming election between two of the most disliked presidential candidates in American political history. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have stirred up drama, hope, and contempt throughout this election cycle, leaving voters searching for a light

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How Partisan Media Coverage Changes an Entire Story

Media bias is nothing new – the term “liberal media” is thrown around regularly by conservatives, and Fox News has been crowned the face of conservative outlets. We’ve seen obvious bias in our two-party political system, and the most recent headlines have largely focused on

The Faces of Global Conflict

No breaking news story today is complete without a captivating image. These images become associated with all aspects of the story, and sometimes become the story. This has certainly become the case in many recent headlines, where the story becomes less about the issue, and