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Tag: Journalism

Tom Wolfe elevated journalism into enduring literature

William McKeen, Boston University In 20th-century popular culture, journalists were portrayed as needy hacks desperate to write the Great American Novel. Journalism was the means...

Local media struggle to hold Sinclair accountable

Andrea Hickerson, Rochester Institute of Technology Sinclair Broadcast Group’s stations are under renewed scrutiny following Deadspin’s release of a montage of anchors reading the same...

Chasing the flame: Does media coverage of wildfires probe deeply enough?

Adrianne Kroepsch, Colorado School of Mines It is the dry season in western states, which means that large swaths of land are burning or smoldering...

How the Pentagon tried to cure America of its ‘Vietnam syndrome’

Paul Joseph, Tufts University In August 1965, Morley Safer, a reporter for “CBS News,” accompanied a unit of U.S. marines on a search-and-destroy mission to...

How a journalism class is teaching middle schoolers to fight fake...

Ed Madison, University of Oregon Research last year out of Stanford University revealed that students – from middle schoolers to undergraduates – are easily duped...

Iraq and Afghanistan: The US$6 trillion bill for America’s longest war...

Linda J. Bilmes, Harvard University On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars – including the more than one...

Poor and middle-income families need a better way than 529s to...

Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University and Steven Pressman, Colorado State University A college education is increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy....

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we fall...

Petra S. McGillen, Dartmouth College Donald Trump appears to have a straightforward definition of fake news: Stories that are critical of him or...

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