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Be media literate with coronavirus news

by Jessica Octavio, Contributor // March 11, 2020

Over the last several weeks, San Diego State has been sending out emails about the coronavirus regarding its effect on study abroad programs and in-class...

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Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world:...

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Black representation matters

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

The media reflects the values of the society around it. For the longest time, black voices and stories were not valued or represented. As representation...

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The media’s constant coverage of the president is exhausting our nation

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor // September 18, 2019

The 2016 election was the first one I paid any attention to.  Starting the year prior, I began to involve myself in the news cycle as I learned to...

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The myth of objectivity in journalism failed the Latinx victims in El Paso

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // August 21, 2019

Earlier this month, in El Paso, the U.S. saw one of the deadliest anti-Latinx hate crimes in decades. 22 people lost their lives.  The motive of the...

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‘A Quiet Place’ can help pave the way for people with disabilities in Hollywood

by Dana Tsuri-Etzioni, Opinion Editor // April 18, 2018

A Quiet Place was released into theaters with rave reviews. While the film is an excellent thriller and is not an overly-stereotypical alien movie, the...

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Missing D.C. girls are more than a hashtag

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist // April 19, 2017

Natalee Holloway and Elizabeth Smart were household names growing up. I was young, but I vividly remember my parents pointing to these girls as reasons...

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EDITORIAL: Media will not be intimidated into silence

by The Editorial Board // January 27, 2017
We’re the biggest punching bag in politics, but we can take it. Just don’t expect us not to swing back.
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Hacker impersonates SDSU student

Hacker impersonates SDSU student

by Emely Navarro, Senior Staff Writer // November 23, 2015

Katie McClure, a hospitality and tourism management junior, was impersonated on Facebook for 12 hours by a hacker who took control of her account and personal...

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Film industry lacks diversity, and that’s a problem

by Marissa Ochoa, Staff Columnist // September 11, 2015

Major blockbuster hits are coming soon and every moviegoer should be excited, but beyond the glitz and glam of Hollywood lies a very prevalent dilemma....

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Media reports assault values

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor // March 2, 2015

It was not very long ago I wrote an opinion column demanding for Greek Life, in all of its debauchery, to be eliminated from the face of San Diego State....

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JMS accents Latino media

JMS accents Latino media

by David Hernandez, News Editor // October 9, 2014

San Diego State’s School of Journalism and Media Studies will offer a new course that will allow students to enhance their Spanish writing skills and...

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