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Charlo Greene's Stunt: This Is Why They Call It "Dope."

Perhaps you’ve heard of Charlo Greene , the Alaskan-based, pot-puffing ex-reporter who set her career on fire by disclosing she was the owner of a pro-marijuana “cannabis club” while dropping a F bomb on live television as she quit before she could be fired. 656 more words

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Olmeda reblogged this on Personally, by Rafael Olmeda and commented:

I was going to write a post on the Baked Alaskan, but I don't think I could do a better job than Jeff Winbush. For the record, he and I appear to have come up with the "Baked Alaskan" moniker independently.

Ferguson: Transparency

A common theme from the independent side is the idea of transparency. Independents want information that is presented to them to be clear and most importantly transparent. 62 more words

Listening to ISIS: Why It Matters.

ISIS’ social media presence is not only intimidating…but disturbingly impressive. From its Twitter presence to its English magazine – ISIS is able to communicate its messages to the wider global community with ease and effectiveness. 440 more words


Who we are: Independent

In our Contemporary Media Issues class we were asked to choose a side as our basis on how we look at the current issues in the media. 31 more words

Time to hold Fox and Friends to a lower standard

Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy stuck their foots in their mouths again on “Fox and Friends” Monday.

For those who missed it, here’s the rundown: Kilmeade, Doocy and Anna Kooiman were discussing the video of Ray Rice knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator when the conversation segued into the message sent by celebrity victims of domestic violence who stand by their men. 503 more words

UNITY: Journalists Of Color

media issue #3: Mobile devices get green light for use on Qantas and Virgin flights

Long boring plane trips can be made even more tiring when we cannot occupy ourselves with our electronic devices. Recently, Qantas and Virgin Australia applied for permission to allow passengers to use these devices during take-off and landing on flights within Australia. 196 more words

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Media Issue #2: Is Twitter Trolling Making the Israel-Palestine Conflict Worse?

Twitter is a famous social media platform utilised by millions around the world. But is it being used to fuel a war and cause damage? The crisis in the Middle East is getting worse by the day and the ongoing violence between the Israelis and the Palestinians is boiling decades of pain into just 140 characters. 150 more words

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