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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

After an end of the semester break – we are back. With all new questions! Is this the changing of the guard? MSNBC on top, Fox on bottom No probably not. But it is no longer automatic that Fox News … Continue reading

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Media News Roundup

Al Jazeera America gives viewers a more serious look at the news This summer I had my online media literacy students watch Al Jazeera English online for half an hour.  They were all surprised at how serious of a newscast … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 2 – How much coverage did big trial verdicts get?

Some trial verdicts get more attention than others.  Here’s the coverage three different verdicts got the week they came down.  Thanks to the Project Excellence in Journalism New Coverage Index for this! Verdict for the Casey Anthony murder trial Anthony … Continue reading

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Is There a Conspiracy? Olbermann, MSNBC, GE, Comcast & Advertisers

The big media news last Friday was that controversial, popular and profitable MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann announced that show was at an end and that he and MSNBC would not be working together anymore. The Twitterverse quickly exploded with … Continue reading

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