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1 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.
2 Reboot culture is bad for entertainment industry
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.03
2/4/2019 Leitner discusses reboots of classic television and how it is harming the entertainment industry.
3 Streaming market is becoming too saturated
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.03
10/18/2018 The author shares his opinion on the new streaming services and how the market is becoming bloated.
4 Lack of privacy becoming an issue in society
Lloyd--Benjamin Daniel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.6
5/1/2014 Says that the privacy in today's society continues to decrease. The recent case of Donald Sterling is a prime example.
5 Celebrities don't deserve our attention, admiration
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.3
2/13/2014 The author encourages readers to stop idolizing celebrities and to focus their time and energy on more important things such as helping the less fortunate. There are many local heroes who deserve attention much more than celebrities.
6 Step back and stop obsessing over body image
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author encourages women everywhere to stop obsessing over body image and to accept and be happy with the way they look. Women need to be comfortable with who they are and how they look. Appearance is not as important as the media portrays it to be.
7 Film exposes media influence on women
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.4
12/6/2013 The UNI Political Science Society hosted a documentary viewing of "Miss Representation" and panel discussion about the media misrepresenting women in power. Joy corning, Chris Larimer, and Alison Martens were the panel members; photo.
8 The role of women in politics to be discussed at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:128, p.1
11/20/2013 UNI will be a showing of "Miss Representation" a documentary on the misrepresentation of women in positions of power in the media. Following the film there will be a discussion with panelists Joy Corning, Chris Larimer, and Allison Martens.
9 UNI to host Fast Forward electronic media workshop Oct. 18
Public Relations News Release 2013:75, p.1
9/30/2013 UNI will be hosting "Fast Forward: Overtake the Competition" an electronic media workshop. The workshop teaches students a variety of media related skills. Richard Haynes will be the keynote speaker at the event.
10 Watch out: this column was leaked
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.4
8/22/2013 Author lists multiple examples of government information being leaked to the public. He asks if we should be outraged by the informant or the government featured in these leaked stories.
11 Empathy is just what the doctor ordered
Nicholson--Heather Lynn (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.4
5/3/2013 Says with all of the recent violence in the world, people need to focus on being empathetic and compassionate. We are responsible for ending the violence. Without change, fears the world left for future generation.
12 From the Managing Editor; I bid thee adieu
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.5
4/23/2013 Brandon Pollock looks back at his years of work at the Northern Iowan; believes that his experience has been a life changer for him; believes that newspapers still have value.
13 'Twilight' is destroying America
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.5
12/7/2012 Movie review of Twilight Saga, including discussion of content, acting, and story. Opinion on the effects of "Twilight" on American society, ephasizing negative view for teenage girls.
14 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
15 UNI I am . . . Going to get in trouble for this title
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:25, p.4
11/30/2012 Author expresses discontent with rules for advertising with University Relations at UNI. Readers encouraged to consider the negative effect of established rules.
16 Enterprising Enactus students snag $1,500 grant to complete a project
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.6
11/16/2012 Students find new ways to increase lunch revenue, successful marketing strategies, rewards program software, social media growth, increase applicant quality and raise apparel revenue in the store.
17 Petitions for secession are valid expressions of opinion
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.4
11/16/2012 Some people sincerely believe the present administration is going to be damaging to the American people in the long run. Twenty states requesting secession from the Union after President Obama created "We the People" website.
18 Candidates need to be open and accessible
Crow--Keenan Francis (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.6
11/2/2012 Student letter addresses issues with Matt Reisetter's campaign to students. Letter alleges that he worked for an extreme right organization for five years.
19 Grievance against professor resolved
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 Issues involve National Guard duty and effect on taking a test for a class. Panel meets to find solution for future conflicts.
20 Presidential campaigns still avoid negative tone in storm's aftermath
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visit shelter in Brigantine to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. Negative comments continue in campaigns for presidency; photo.
21 Angry? Talk to your NISG senators
Leckband--Jordan Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.7
10/30/2012 Summary of letters posted against the formation of an LGBT center. Students encouraged to share concerns with their NISG senators. URL given to find list of NISG senators online.
22 The American political scene lacks proper discussion
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.6
10/30/2012 Election season fosters negative attitude in politics. Author encourages readers to judge rationally and fairly. We must try to judge each candidate based on their individual merits and shortcomings.
23 Grit 'n' Glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.8
10/16/2012 Tips for TV interviews and appearing in the news.
24 Student body president, vice president discuss goals for year
NI News Services
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.1
10/5/2012 Goals met include registration of two thousand new voters; expansion of Green Initiative on campus; passage of College Readership Program. Final term to focus on approval for two streetlights on campus; improve communication with students; photo
25 UNI to host Fast Forward electronic media conference
Public Relations News Release 2012:85, p.1
10/2/2012 "Fast Forward: Race Past the Competition" workshop will be held in Lang Hall. Competition will provide students with training from media consultants, reporters, production specialists, and news directors.
26 Passion is the last true catalyst for rivalry in our changing sports setup
Acton--Brennan Patrick (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.12
4/27/2012 Rivals, no matter what the sport, induce passion among fans, teams, and coaches.
27 UNI to host speaker on media responsibilities
Public Relations News Release 2011:182, p.1
2/22/2012 UNI will host Dick Haynes to speak on media responsibilities.
28 Woodchuck vs. Doritos
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.8
11/8/2011 Cedar River Productions sponsors contest. Students have an opportunity to create their own video commercials; photo.
29 Is the tea party racist?
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 The Tea Party has added energy to American politics. The party has been accused of being racist. Perhaps the liberal media are throwing this and other accusations because they feel threatened.
30 UNI to host Fast forward electronic media conference
Public Relations News Release 2011:34, p.1
9/13/2011 The "Fast Forward: Maximize Your Drive For Success" workshop will bring together electronic media major and media professionals.
31 A pebble for the political pond
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.5
8/30/2011 The Republican straw poll held in Ames is taken to task. Writer prefers candidates who earn his vote, not buy it.
32 Change of pool video feed for UNI commencement, May 7
Public Relations News Release 2010:350, p.1
5/6/2011 The video feed for the Michelle Obama commencement address will be provided by KCRG TV 9.
33 Information on mandatory media credentials: deadline for credential registration is 5 p.m., May 2
Public Relations News Release 2010:343, p.1
4/26/2011 The media will be informed of the special credentials required to be a part of the commencement with First Lady Michelle Obama.
34 Information on mandatory media credentials: deadline for credential registration is 5 p.m., May 2.
Public Relations News Release 2010:268, p.1
4/1/2011 First Lady Michelle Obama will be the keynote speaker at commencement. Media coverage is welcome. All members of the media wishing to cover the event, must register for special media credentials.
35 The rise of the new media
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.8
11/19/2010 Blogging, podcasts, and online television are threatening the traditional ways of being informed. Newspaper readership is down. Cable news shows have become partisan.
36 Deadline for mandatory media credential registration is 5 p.m., May 4, for events associated with the Dalai Lama's May 18 visit to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:423, p.1
4/26/2010 A preview day for media who have pre-registered for credentials will be in the McLeod Center Alumni Suite. At that time UNI staff will give an overview of security, timelines, accessibility, and technical details.
37 UNI guest lecturer to address 'The Truth about Media Violence'
Public Relations News Release 2009:408, p.1
4/16/2010 Children are affected in multiple ways when they watch media violence, according to Douglas Gentile, a research scientist, author, award-winning educator and assistant professor of developmental psychology at Iowa State University.
38 Mandatory media credential information: UNI events with His Holiness the Dalai Lama Deadline for credential registration is 4 p.m., May 4
Public Relations News Release 2009:365, p.1
3/31/2010 His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will visit the campus on May 18. He will participate in a panel discussion, "A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet: Educating for a Non-violent World."
39 UNI hosts FAIR reporter and author Peter Hart
Public Relations News Release 2009:317, p.1
3/8/2010 Peter Hart, activism director from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) will discuss media bias and censorship and the various forces that influence and shape the news media at Lang Hall Auditorium. "How Does Media Reporting Affect Citizenship?"
40 About Sienkiewicz
Public Relations News Release 2009:246, p.1
1/28/2010 A Ph. D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin, Sienkiewicz received his B. A. in philosophy and film studies from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. His academic research focuses on western involvement in Middle Eastern broadcasting.
41 Celebrities get undeserved attention
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.5
11/6/2009 American public, television, and newspapers have made celebrities and their lives the news. True artists and real news have taken a back seat in the minds of the public; photo.
42 No need to wrestle for words
Northern Iowa Today 93:1, p.2
6/1/2009 Profile of Sandy Stevens, who broadcasts and writes about wrestling; photo.
43 The news is making me sick
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.4
5/1/2009 24 hour news cycle has the potential to turn people away from the news. The attention placed on seemingly unimportant matters makes people lose interest.
44 It's not bad as it seems, I promise
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.8
3/3/2009 Finding good news among the headlines is difficult, but not impossible. Times are changing, but we as a people will survive and adjust to the changes that are ahead.
45 The slow death of print media
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.9
2/3/2009 Concern expressed about the future of print media. The intent of the newspaper industry is to inform the public of activities that affect their lives.
46 Mixed signals from a confusing planet
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:30, p.6
1/27/2009 Determining truth can be difficult. Advertising attempts to mold us into people we are not. There are good and evil in most things and people.
47 Worldly news
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.5
1/16/2009 Objectivity in news reporting is difficult to achieve due to choices in sources or subtle bias made by the choice of events to cover. Students urged to examine more than one source of news.
48 News Talk looks into manipulation tactics
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.1
4/8/2008 Students and citizens make up the News Talk discussion group; meets in the University Book and Supply store; photo.
49 Culture Corner: Life's many questions
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.9
3/28/2008 Looking for answers to author's questions for readers; photo.
50 Media portrayed Edwards as angry
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:40, p.1
3/4/2008 News talk discussion, led by Christopher Martin, determines that the media labeled former Presidential candidate John Edwards as an angry populist; photo.


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