The popular discussion board Reddit is the internet’s very own hodge-podge – with subreddits dedicated to everything from once-viral Vine videos to political movements. This past election cycle, Reddit has become a sort of virtual meeting grounds for the alt-right. The alt-right is a white
Did media’s “mainstream” have a left-leaning tilt while covering the demonstrations and violence against Milo Yiannopoulos over at UC Berkeley?
Since the election of Donald Trump, many Americans have taken to the streets in protest of his impending presidency and its potential consequences. Among many of these demonstrations, the act of flag burning has earned a considerable amount of attention. Increased attention on this demonstration
As journalism students and future journalists, we have good reason to be concerned about the Donald J. Trump presidency. We’re fundamentally optimistic, of course. We dream of informing the public, and holding truth to power. We believe in the tenets of democracy, and the role
As election day nears, every news outlet is forming its own strategy for election day coverage. But what could possibly be missing from that coverage? Perhaps, ballot selfies. In Boston, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is deciding on the case of
Gawker’s shutdown can serve as a lesson for media companies to walk a fine line between “newsworthiness” and “sensationalism.” Gawker.com, “the source for daily Manhattan media news and gossip,” filed a Chapter-11 bankruptcy last month after losing a $140 million lawsuit to former pro-wrestler Hulk