Tag Archives: election 2016

Need to Register to Vote? There’s an App for That

Sometimes, getting a friend to do something is as easy as saying “plz.” VotePlz is a new app geared towards helping smooth the process of getting millennials registered to vote, getting them to the voting booths, and having them spread the word to their friends as well.

Election 2016 in Global Context: Russia

This article is the third in a series about how foreign media covers the election. Read the first article about Israel here and the second about Ghana here. The first debate, this past week, between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had Russian media

#MFDebates: The 10 Best Media Tweets

Twitter newsfeeds were moving at lightning speed during Monday night’s record-breaking debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But, amongst all the noise, what were some of the best 140-characters-or-less moments of the night? Between a heavy scouting of “Media Twitter” and our hashtag #MFDebates, we’ve compiled our

#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

Election 2016 in Global Context: Ghana

This article is the second in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the first article about Israel here. This edition of our election series focuses on Ghana and its media’s coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. Ghana is also experiencing an

The Trump Standard: Inequity Claims Dominate the Discourse

On the September 16th edition of NPR’s “On the Media,” acting host Bob Garfield opened the show with a recording of Hillary Clinton’s now infamous “basket of deplorables” comment. Offering his own commentary, Garfield said “sure, [Trump] has built his entire campaign on disparagement, but

Election 2016 in Global Context: Israel

This article is the first in a series about how foreign media cover the election. November’s election is guaranteed to impact domestic and foreign policy alike, particularly how the United States continues to conduct its relations with foreign nations. This rings especially true when discussing