All posts by Julia Arciga

Inauguration and Protests 2017: Where to Watch

The dates January 20th and 21st have been on everyone’s minds for a long time – and we’re finally here. On Friday, the inauguration for President-Elect Donald J. Trump. On Saturday, the highly-anticipated Women’s March on Washington. The inauguration celebrations kicked off Wednesday night, with

‘Rigged’: How the Media Became an Enemy

“Rigged.” It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot. From who? Trump. To whom? Towards the media itself. In the weeks leading up to the final debate and the election itself, the media – whose job is to shine the spotlight on the candidates –

#MFDebates: The 15 Best Tweets from the Final 2016 Debate

The third, and final, presidential debate of the 2016 election just ended and as expected, Twitter was nothing short of booming. From gifs to quotable one-liners, and policy fact-checks to tactful meme employment – the internet was in full swing. From the #MFDebates team, here

#MFDebates: A Poppin’ Pregame and a Dreary VP Debate

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate turned out its lowest ratings since 2000 – for obvious reasons. Other than the VP Debate being notoriously “less newsy” than the coveted Presidential ones, a Mike Pence-Tim Kaine tête-à-tête didn’t really seem all that exciting in the ramp-up.   Can’t wait

#MFDebates: The First Debate Roundup

Last night’s debate was one for the books. Boasting an average of 84 million viewers across the 13 television channels that were broadcasting it, the Trump-Clinton debate has become the most-watched debate in American history, according to Nielsen. It is estimated that “many millions” also

#MFDebates: The First Debate Breakdown

MediaFile staff and readers will be tweeting with #MFDebates for each of the four major debates. Monday night, 9:00 PM Eastern: All eyes will be watching the first presidential debate of the 2016 cycle, and it has widely been considered a make-or-break moment for the

PokemonGo in DC: There’s a Subreddit for That

As the online saying goes, “if it exists, there’s a subreddit for it.” PokemonGo is no exception. The mobile game has captured the hearts, minds, and precious time of longtime fans and the general public alike. PokemonGo’s community on the popular message board site Reddit is