Media Censorship

Throughout history journalists have struggled with censorship, whether it be blatant movements to block reporting, or discrete rules set in place to limit access to information. Some say that in the United States we are in a critical time when it comes to journalism and news reporting because of the heightened focus on “fake news”…

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The Purpose: Media for Social Change

Social justice movements build power with the support of people who share similar views and who are motivated by related goals. The media has an extremely powerful effect on the public, and different sources have the ability to influence their audiences to either join or oppose certain movements. I believe if used correctly, news sources…

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Recognizing Our Strengths

I am a junior in college, that means that I am going on my seventeenth year of being in school. We spend the majority of our youth in the education system, and if we are fortunate enough, we can continue on to college and then maybe to graduate school. Safe to say, that as young…

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An Opportunity to Grow

During this past week, we discussed a lot about how helpful a tool the internet can be, and how important it is to use it wisely and understand what your footprint is. The two readings we were assigned both touched on good points, and the authors laid out their opinions very well in order to…

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A Space For Myself…

Although this is a pretty simple and straight-forward class, I think it is very helpful and incredibly practical. In my previous college (Green Mountain College), the “Progressive Program” which would be the equivalent to Plymouth’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program, was very complicated, and required of a lot of the students that wanted to pursue that major….

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