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The media should be thorough, truthful

The media should be thorough, truthful

January 29, 2019

The media is supposed to publish fair, two-sided stories for the public to get an adequate understanding of the story. This hasn’t been happening recently. We are sure most—if not all— of you have heard of the recent events unfolding between Native American/Vietnam War veteran Nathan Phillip...

MAGD department to host annual expo

MAGD department to host annual expo

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9, from 4-8 p.m., UW-Whitewater will host its annual Media Arts and Game Development Expo stationed in the Hamilton Room. Casual gamers, A-V enthusiasts and hardcore 8-Bit fanatics alike will occupy the event to observe the new installments and innovations being carried out by their peer...

Death to female journalists: a reporter’s perspective

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 I’m not a political writer, but as a photographer and journalist I was still excited to cover the Donald Trump rally when he made a stop in Janesville last week. I knew it was going to be an experience, especially when I received phone calls from family and friends who warned me t...

Understanding the ‘Fiscal Cliff’


February 13, 2013

  Sophomore Francesca Glorioso said she is concerned about the impact of the national budget on finding a job and college tuition. Freshman Liz Eichsteadt and senior Melissa Kroll said it is difficult to understand the national budget and the government’s impact on college students. “I...

LGBT activist ‘relates’ to students at lecture series

November 20, 2012

  Activist Joan Garry visited UW-Whitewater Monday as part of the College of Letters & Sciences lecture series. She spoke about the impact the media has had on people’s view of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transvestite community. Susan Johnson, chair of the Political Science department,...

Media endorsement of politicians is unethical

November 5, 2012

  With the presidential election less than a month away, people across the United States are taking sides. This is to be expected because they must decide who to vote for. Media outlets including “The New York Times” and the “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel” also have a history of taking...

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