By Kelsea Graham
April 14 was Equal Pay Day: A day symbolic of how far into the new year the average American woman would have to work to earn what the average man did the year before. Today, a day later, workers are rallying across the United States to raise the minimum wage to $15. The fight for fair wages seems to be creating controversy on its trending hashtag on Twitter. The result? Thorough coverage by a myriad of both local and national publications. Continue reading
By: Hannah Bruneman
With the 2014 Winter Games underway in Sochi, it is near impossible to come across an internet home page or newspaper that isn’t riddled in Olympic news. Nearly every main news source around the world has sent reporters to the Olympic village to capture the athletes in their prime. However, it’s not always the sports that take center stage.
The Olympics thrive on the stories and gossip that surround the athletes. Each year, there seems to be a new “America’s Sweetheart” or story of an underdog who overcame so much. Our obsession with the athletes may be blinding us of what the Olympics are really about; the best of the best coming together to show the world what they can do. Continue reading
By: Sarah Fulton
Should journalist tweet? My opinion has always been always been unwavering. Of course journalist should tweet because they can reach a mass audience quickly. However, in August a new Twitter feature caused me to question my stance.The feature allows users to view related news headlines below tweets. If newspapers were on Twitter than why was this necessary.
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