The Daily Aztec

Editorial: Journalism layoffs put democracy in danger

by The Editorial Board

January 30, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

The fourth estate, once again, is at stake. This last week was extremely disappointing and discouraging for journalists in the United States. Around 1,000 journalists were laid off by BuzzFeed and other media organizations ow...

Why the arrest of a ‘Smallville’ star has me completely shook

by Will Fritz, News Editor

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I can’t remember how old I was when I watched “Smallville” for the first time. The show, which premiered in 2001, depicts the life of a teenage Superman. My father, ever the superhero dork, watched it throughout my childhood. I...

Sensational journalists are on the rise

by Emily Alvarenga, Staff Columnist

March 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Today’s media has evolved greatly from what it started as centuries ago, and not for the better. Society greatly influences what the news focuses on and what topics are reported, but what most don’t realize is the influence...

‘Clickbait’ feeds journalistic junk food

by Conor Nordberg, Contributor

March 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It happened again: you’re browsing your Facebook feed and you come across a link titled “This Woman Does Something … You Won’t Believe What Happens Next!” or “Nine Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This...