The media’s favorite phrase in the month of October was “October Surprise,” due to a promise that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange made that didn’t end up coming to fruition. But since that announcement, reporters have been running the phrase during the tumultuous final month of
Immigration reform has been a hot topic during this election cycle. With both presidential nominees presenting very different plans for the betterment of our current deportation system, it is clear that the issue is far from being resolved. Traditionally, when people think about illegal immigration and
Disclaimer: This article contains graphic language. Since the video of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women was released, news organizations have been questioning whether they should publish exactly what he said word for word, obscenity for obscenity. Ultimately, the words he used and how he used
NPR, Quartz, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post round out our top picks for this week. NPR – Looking Back on Fifty Years of Busing in Boston This report from NPR’s All Things Considered is an interesting look back at the history of Boston’s desegregation program. The audio
Since the creation of the Internet, smartphones, and cable television, the nature of journalism has changed drastically. For newspapers, this means people are not relying on them as a sole source of information anymore. Although the Internet is forcing papers out of business and costing
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
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