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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:44 am / in Domestic, Media

I Am News (And So Can You!)

…emark was truth, and they were averse to bias and ideology. One modern-day example of this type of journalist is Anderson Cooper. Stewart does not belong in this group because he is a satirist; his function is to examine the political process rather than shape it, and he conducts these examinations through the medium of comedy. Murrow and Cronkite attempted to shape the conceptions of their audience through hard-hitting, assiduous journalism; Ste…

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by / on March 4, 2011 at 3:04 am / in Africa, Cover Story, Issue, Main Menu, World

27 Million Bound

…used to hold and ship Africans to the Americas during the time of the Atlantic slave trade. In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Obama compared visiting Cape Coast to visiting Birkenau: “The experience of slavery is like the experience of the Holocaust.” Obama explained that when he discussed slavery with his children, he emphasized that it is important to “use [these] extraordinary moments to widen the lens to focus on the issues of Darfur, the…

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by / on February 20, 2011 at 4:46 am / in World

Why the Journalists Matter

…ise – and the violence continues to escalate. In the beginning Christiane Amanpour got her window smashed in and Anderson Cooper got hit in the head. Some people made jokes about his poor, pretty face getting messed up. Then word got out that the government was sanctioning Egyptian security forces to journalists. Things got a little scarier. By February 4th, a journalist had been shot and killed. Al Jazeera offices in Cairo had been torched. Most…

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by / on December 4, 2010 at 4:14 pm / in Culture, Issue, Media

Self-Made Mad Men

by Mad Men is a show founded on the very American idea of self-reinvention. Like Fitzgerald and Gatsby, the show’s creator, Matt Weiner, and his main character, Don Draper, argue that we can make ourselves out to be anything or anyone. And the entire first season centered on this theme of self-reinvention: originally a lowly farm boy, neurotic Dick Whitman becomes the self-assured, Madison Avenue executive Don Draper. Yet his speckled…

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