The Daily Eastern News

The media should have more respect

Katelyn Eddington

January 31, 2020

This week the world stood still as NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven of their friends died in a helicopter crash.  Bryant wore the numbers 8 and 24 during his 20-season run in the NBA, all 20 seasons playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Gianna was going to follow in...

STAFF EDITORIAL: College journalism is crucial; it deserves respect

Staff Editorial

September 5, 2019

We at The Daily Eastern News believe in our reporting and the fact that we are providing a service to our readers by informing them of what is happening at Eastern. To make this happen, though, we need the cooperation of Eastern’s officials, students and community members to be able to relay and ...

Lots of ‘plus-size-friendly’ clothing companies need to wake up

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2019

On one hand, marketing and advertising for plus-size people has seen what I consider to be a positive upswing in recent years. Since my senior year in high school about four years ago, the amount of advertising geared toward plus-size people wasn’t what it is now. Fast-forward to 2019, I think...

Eastern students share thoughts on fake news

Imani Tapley, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2019

Eastern students shared their varying definitions and thoughts on fake news—a controversial topic of discussion and reflection on modern media. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “Fake news articles are false stories that appear to be news, spread on the Internet or using other media, usually ...

ALT-TV to host annual student screening

Staff Report

December 5, 2017

The Alternative Television and Film Club, or ALT-TV, will host its 11th semi-annual student screening at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Top of Roc’s Black Front Restaurant. There will be a meet and greet at 6 p.m., and the screening will start at 7 p.m. The meet and greet will consist of filmmakers, cast,...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has come and gone, and you have had your pot of coffee. Just another day. Only there is no paper wrapped in plastic tossed haphazardly in your bushes by a paperboy in a rush. Your...

Column: Fake news is easy to spot if you know how

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

January 30, 2017

Last week I wrote about the importance of being skeptical and thinking critically before sharing stories or photos on social media. Being aware of one’s own biases and realizing when a story confirms those biases is a huge step toward responsible social media use. The hardest part is forming the mental...

Mediafest to showcase all forms of student media

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 14, 2015

Students will get to learn about how to get involved in student media and internships at Mediafest at 3:30 p.m. in Buzzard Hall on the second floor atrium, Thursday. Liz Viall, a Journalism professor, said Mediafest is chance for the students at Eastern to get to know about the student run media on...

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