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Does News Stop When Interest Stops?

Does News Stop When Interest Stops?

By Jessica Hudson

February 7, 2015

The nature of social media allows news to be transmitted almost instantly. From across the globe, millions of people feel like they can weigh in on the problems that led to a factory collapse, a military advancement, a political protest, or the aftermath of a natural disaster. The news is so important...

Who is Ferguson?

graphic by: Leo Diperro

By Holly Parkin

October 2, 2014

In the wake of the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, news outlets, the Internet, and everyday people focused non-stop on the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri. Details about Brown’s shooting and the African American community’s protests continue ...