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1 What's happening in the Uyghurs in China
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:42, p.03
3/18/2021 In the author's opinion, the "genocide" against the Uyghur people in Xinjiang, China, has been created by the media based upon a misunderstanding of the facts of the situation.
2 Detox your news and social media feed
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.03
2/22/2021 In the author's opinion, it is better for your mental health to limit time checking the news and social media.
3 Rush Limbaugh passes, will be replaced
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.03
2/22/2021 In the author's opinion, although Rush Limbaugh has passed away, another person will quickly fill his place broadcasting hate speech and conspiracy theories; photo.
4 Horning: Independent media is lost, let's find it again
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:9, p.03
9/17/2020 Colin Horning argues that the majority of the media and news outlets restricts rights to freedom of the press; photo.
5 Rawwas: U.S. makes 'enemy' out of China
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:7, p.03
9/10/2020 Mohammed Rawwas argues that the U.S. has made China into an unjustified enemy; photo.
6 Does Quibi have what it takes to survive the streaming wars?
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.03
2/24/2020 In the author's opinion, Quibi, a paid streaming service exclusively available on smartphones, is unlikely to succeed. Lien discusses Jeffrey Katzenberg's development of Quibi, the services it will offer, and other streaming services; photo.
7 Meghan Markle and Unethical Journalism Practices
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.03
1/27/2020 In the author's opinion, the press coverage surrounding British royal Meghan Markle, especially in comparison to Kate Middleton, has been racist and unethical. Bennethum urges readers to analyze news stories critically and future journalists to report honestly.
8 We are still losing with steaming services
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.03
11/18/2019 Lien discusses streaming platforms, particularly in relation to the newly released Disney+ service. In the author's opinion, the purpose of streaming services is not to archive and release content in its original form, and it is important to keep in mind that corporations prioritize profit over transparency; photos.
9 Be cautious of clickbait news
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.03
11/11/2019 In the author's opinion, it is a citizen's civic duty to be informed of current events. Horning cautions readers that companies like Buzzfeed and the Daily Mail operate as businesses, and are geared toward shock headlines to draw in readers rather than necessary information for the public like the goal of investigative journalism; photo.
10 Fast Forward trains in digital media
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.04
10/28/2019 UNI's digital media program hosted its 15th annual Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop on October 25th. College and high school students from across the state heard from nearly 30 industry experts, including keynote speaker and UNI alum Ben Hagarty; photos.
11 The impact of the printing press
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.03
10/28/2019 In the author's opinion, day-to-day technology is often taken for granted. Wiggins discusses technological advances and the evolution of information communication started by the Gutenberg Printing Press; photo.
12 The positive and negative effects of social media
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.03
10/28/2019 In the author's opinion, the difference between positive and negative social media is how an individual uses it. Bennethum writes about prominent social media platforms and how they can amplify both encouragement and negativity, discussing in particular a recent interview with Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, about motherhood, and encourages others to spread kindness; photo.
13 IPR receives new Innovation Fund
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Iowa Public Radio
Northern Iowan 116:10, p.02
10/3/2019 Iowa Public Radio (IPR) received a $250,000 commitment from the Heartland Mitzvah Fund, which will be used to establish an Innovation Fund to support IPR over the next five years. UNI hosts the IPR's Studio One program; photo.
14 The media's influence on young minds
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.03
9/9/2019 In the author's opinion, the Netflix show "Thirteen Reasons Why" misleads viewers about teens and mental health issues through its graphic depictions, unrealistic portrayal of high school, and unfeasible levels of parental inattentiveness. Bennethum concludes that the positive aspects of the show do not outweigh its harm; photo.
15 Digital media bubble is an issue
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.03
2/14/2019 In the author's opinion, the rise and over-saturation of the digital media market has led to job loss for journalists and the loss of a variety of journalism sources will be negative for society; photo.
16 Political polarization needs to be fixed
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.03
2/14/2019 In the author's opinion, American society has grown increasingly politically polarized, due in part to the rise in digital media, lack of objective journalism, and increase in information bias. Horning argues that citizens should make mindful attempts to seek out all sides of an issue; photos.
17 Trump criticism is disproportionate
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 115:26, p.03
12/3/2018 In the author's opinion, the media has overemphasized negative aspects of Trump's presidency and downplayed his accomplishments. Horning supports freedom of the press but is concerned about obvious bias; photo.
18 Professor discusses diversity in the media
Ritondale--Sarah (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:19, p.04
10/29/2018 Professor Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn presented "Myth vs. Reality: Race, Gender, and (In)justice in the Media" at the Rod Library on October 25. Her talk focused on how the media shapes our reality about race, gender, crime and injustices; photo.
19 Prof talks buddies and boogeyman
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.02
10/4/2018 Professor Evan Renfro gave the lecture "Buddies and Boogeymen: U.S. Foreign Policy as Domestic Politics" on October 1 in Rod Library as part of the #PanthersVote lecture series, hosted by the American Democracy Project. Renfro discussed mass media and politics; photo.
20 The Storm Lake Times: A tale of how a small Iowa paper received a Pulitzer
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.01
9/14/2017 Tom Cullen, a reporter at the Storm Lake Times, spoke on the paper's Pulitzer Prize win for reporting on the Des Moines Waterworks lawsuit related to the release of nitrogen into drinking water. Cullen's talk took place on September 7 in Sabin Hall photos.

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