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OPINION: Media glorifying traumatic experiences leads to overwhelming anxiety

Kaitlyn Finchler, Campus Editor April 8, 2023

Editor’s Note: The following article contains discussions of sexual violence and assault. With new crime-centered shows coming around like hotcakes, it takes an inner battle to decide if they’re...

Photo of rocks from the “Civility Rocks” campaign.

Bateman Competition teams prepare for judging phase after engaging audiences

Austin Monigold Reporter March 15, 2021

The annual competition for PR students is reaching its final stretch after COVID-19 presented the participating teams with challenges not unlike last year when an abrupt transition moved the competition...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

Brian Stelter, senior media correspondent for CNN ,speaks in Franklin Hall room 340 as part of the David and Janet Dix Media Ethics Lecture on Thurs., Feb. 28, 2019.

CNN correspondent discusses fake news, ethics of journalists as part of lecture series

Olivia Herold February 28, 2019

Brian Stelter, a CNN senior media correspondent, told Kent State students and faculty about bringing trust back in the era of fake news.Stelter, host of the CNN show "Reliable Sources," spoke to room full...

Disconnect and reintegrate with reality

Joseph Langan February 7, 2018

When the president is a former reality TV host who campaigned on being a good businessman, despite filing for bankruptcy six times, it’s easy to lose sight of what is real and what is not.We live in...

Twitter increases character count limit

Nick Gates November 13, 2017

Rocket Man will now have to dodge President Donald Trump’s Twitter barrages even further after the social media platform rolled out its new 280-character count.The update comes after a test group received...

Nicholas Hunter

Opinion: It isn’t our place to diagnose Trump

Nicholas Hunter August 29, 2017

It is not groundbreaking to say that President Donald Trump has shown a troubling penchant for inflammatory behavior.He has been erratic and unpredictable since before his campaign and, most recently,...

Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump cheer outside the News Corp. Building in New York City during the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, when Trump was announced the victor of the presidential election.

Opinion: A red future for media

Alex Delaney-Gesing November 9, 2016

Early Wednesday morning I stood among hundreds of New Yorkers outside Fox News headquarters on the Avenue of the Americas, awaiting the news of who would become the next U.S. president.I arrived at the...

Israel Galarza

Opinion: It’s a prime time for media

Israel Galarza III October 12, 2016

The media world has been recently dominated by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s indiscretions, the Major League Baseball pennant race, singer Janet Jackson’s pregnancy and the Kardashian...

KINK holds ‘Fifty Shades’ screening to debunk BDSM myths

Benjamin VanHoose March 10, 2016

Following a screening of last year’s box office hit “Fifty Shades of Grey” Wednesday night in the KIVA, officers of K.I.N.K. led a discussion on the Bondage, Domination/Discipline, Submission/Sadism...

Keeping up with the AAUP negotiations

Megan Hermensky October 4, 2015

Kent State tenure track faculty negotiations remain unresolved on Sept. 2, prompting federal mediation services to be requested by Kent State and its chapter of the American Association of University Professors.According...

Poynter Media Ethics Workshop to focus on trauma

Alexis Wohler September 10, 2015

The 11th annual Poynter Media Workshop takes place Thursday, Sept. 17 in First Energy Auditorium of Franklin Hall, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Lunch will be provided for students registering ahead of time....

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