It’s that time of year, the holiday season, where you seemingly feel an overwhelming urge to grit your teeth and bare the discomfort to spend time with judgmental people you dislike the other ten months of the year. You sit and eat meals, you send christmas cards, and you also fight tooth and nail to […]Read more "‘Tis the Season…For Equating Love with Money"
Are you about to slit your wrists journalism students? A few hesitation cuts while you get the nerve up to pull it off? Well I’ve got exactly what you need to close the deal; The East Valley Tribune, after some 118 years of publication, is turning off the presses and calling it a day Dec. 31, 2009. Yes, a paper that has service Phoenix and the surrounding areas for more than a century could not survive despite cutting staff by 40% and scaling production back to only four days a week. The problem might have come from their parent company claiming bankruptcy recently, but one can’t be sure.Read more "NY Times and WS Journal might think about selling all this blood their letting"
We fear the unknown and education is the only way to alleviate this fear. We must teach and learn and then be knowledgeable enough to proceed knowing the gravity of a situation and the very real consequences of every choice we make. This is not a time for propaganda and indoctrination from people only concerned with staying employed and pleasing a very narrow audience in the scheme of things, there needs to be accountability and a healthy respect for the association of ideology we create when throwing around words and phrase with such disregard.Read more "newsertainment and ethical decay"