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Posts tagged with media stars

Strictly Business

Posted by: | March 15, 2016 | No Comment |

“Social media, especially how I used it, isn’t real. It’s contrived images and edited clips ranked against each other. It’s a system based on social approval, likes, validation in views, and success in followers. It’s perfectly orchestrated self absorbed judgment.” –Essena O’Neill Could you imagine only being nineteen years old with over half a million […]

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Inspiration from a true media star

Posted by: | February 29, 2016 | No Comment |

As an undergraduate at George Mason University, nothing is more inspiring than learning from those who have achieved a life of success and fulfilled their career goals from an early age. More importantly, witnessing those we are working in a field that they have always aspired to work in. In all honesty, isn’t that what […]

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Media stars then & now

Posted by: | February 2, 2016 | No Comment |

A media star is someone who is well known due to his or her regular appearances in the mass media. They are someone who engages with their audience while having some sort of influence and authoritative standpoint. When we think of media stars, we think of popular radio talk show hosts, television hosts, news reporters, […]

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Early newspapers and their stars

Posted by: | September 30, 2014 | No Comment |

With the rise of print as a medium of distribution, resources to share information such as newspapers, pamphlets and books became much easier to access. This change not only began to keep the public more informed on current events, but also prominent individuals who were involved in them. Prior to this shift, the only household names […]

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Where is Matt Lauer, really?

Posted by: | October 18, 2011 | No Comment |

The Today Show is a staple on televisions nationwide and is viewed by millions around the country every morning. The program is mixture of hard news stories, feature interviews and lifestyle segments. For ten years, the Today Show’s lead anchor has compiled a segment for the show that sends him around the world. Where in […]

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Media Star: Anderson Cooper

Posted by: | September 27, 2011 | No Comment |

Anderson Cooper has a nightly show on CNN called “Anderson Cooper 360°” where he reports on national and international news events. The show airs at 8 PM nightly on CNN. Cooper is known for reporting on-location from areas where there is breaking news. While he has correspondents film and compile news packages for his broadcast, […]

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Media Stars: Brian Williams

Posted by: | September 6, 2011 | No Comment |

In today’s world of television news, national and even local news anchors are no longer just anchors. Local anchors make community appearances and now national anchors are getting their own daytime talk shows (see the promo for Anderson Cooper’s new show) This post will spotlight Brian Williams, anchor of NBC’s Nightly News. What makes Williams […]

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