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Foreigners More Politically Aware

Last semester I took a class called Media and U.S. Policy.  This was the first time that I truly grasped the importance of public broadcasting.  Citizens in foreign countries are generally more politically aware and engaged because news shows are … Continue reading

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Conglomerate Control Puts U.S. Behind

Before I ready the article “American broadband infrastructure: A national embarrassment” by Sam Gustin, I was unaware that the United States lagged so far behind other countries in terms of broadband speed and coverage.  I knew that conglomeration was a … Continue reading

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Breitbart’s Defense Laughable

“Somebody has to stand up to this type of bullyism that happens in the press.  The journalism is corrupt and I’m out there to the best of my abilities and with my conscience, trying to right the wrongs.” –Andrew Breitbart. … Continue reading

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A Picture Tells A Thousand Lies?

Technology can easily manipulate photographs and videos to portray a certain message.  However, that ability has become more powerful and influential today since the Internet can easily disseminate a tweaked message to millions of people. This website shows the “top … Continue reading

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Fowler’s Independence Commendable

I’m proud of Mayhill Fowler, and I respect her.  Journalists, both mainstream and citizen, should be praising Fowler for maintaining her integrity and independence.  Even though she wrote for the Huffington Post, a known liberal website, she did not let … Continue reading

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My Sister Embraces the Power of the Internet

My 17-year old sister, Hope Murray, realized the power and potential of the Internet.  She wrote a song for Taylor Swift, performed it in front of the entire high school and had her friends tape it. The original goal was … Continue reading

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Youtube Rakes in $$$

I’m not exactly sure how I feel about youtube stars making hundreds of thousands of dollars.  Personally, I don’t quite understand the fixation with silly youtube skits or shows.  It irks me a little to see millions of people watching … Continue reading

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