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Who chooses the news?

Posted by: | October 7, 2014 | No Comment |

Every day there are hundreds, even thousands of stories published on the Internet. Who decides what to write or post? Is there a rhyme or reason to the types of articles written daily? Perhaps, in my opinion, there is a reason as to why certain topics become the top stories on the left side of the Google News page. […]

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Should journalists have opinions?

Posted by: | October 30, 2012 | No Comment |

The journalism world is a strange one. Nowadays, news organizations have created new “social media guidelines” that prevent journalists from stating anything that expresses an opinion on something. Why do we pretend that journalists are impartial robots without opinions? Octavia Nasr, former CNN Senior Editor of Middle East Affairs, was fired after she tweeted this: […]

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