The Daily Eastern News

The media should have more respect

January 30, 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...

STAFF EDITORIAL: College journalism is crucial; it deserves respect

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...

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

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...

Eastern students share thoughts on fake news

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...

ALT-TV to host annual student screening

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...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

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...

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

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...

Mediafest to showcase all forms of student media

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,...

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