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Renowned media critic Jeff Cohen leads venture.  by Karin Fleming ’09

“Journalism is not [just found in] newspapers,” says Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications. “If we were starting journalism today and deciding the best way to deliver dynamic, interactive, breaking information...

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Now three writers in different genres will come to campus each semester, starting with Robert Olen Butler. by Greg Ryan '08

It’s not every day a Pulitzer Prize winner compliments your writing. Aspiring writer Evan Perriello ’08 knows what it feels like, though. In a master class conducted by Robert Olen Butler at the...

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Controversial bioethicist Peter Singer, the distinguished speaker in the humanities, has definite ideas about our diet.   by Liz Getman ’09

Around noon each day, parking lots of fast food restaurants and mini-marts are filled with people looking for a quick and inexpensive meal. For many, convenience is a primary factor...

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Reality show educates the producers and entertains audiences.  by Liz Getman ’09

Dave Newberg ’09 doesn’t normally like to get his hands dirty. But last March he spent a Saturday afternoon digging through trash at a junkyard in Binghamton, New York, searching for a car tire, hubcap, and interior roof...

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New student group discusses hot issues of the day.  by Greg Ryan ’08

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” anchorman Howard Beale shouted on live television in the 1976 film Network. More than 30 years later, Beale’s tirade against the vapidity of most news media...

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