The connotations of this outdated phrase impact both the way journalists report on stories and how viewers are affected by it. It is time for newsrooms and textbooks to abandon the saying altogether.
People’s behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic serves as a reminder that Americans are desensitized to mass death and violence. While this is a product of technology’s infinite capabilities and cannot be reversed, we must never stop caring about the pain of those around us.
“Am I allowed to feel, too?”
Leaders in Spain and Catalonia in the pro- and anti-independence movements need to back off and talk to each other if they are to prevent civil war
Terrorist groups crave legitimacy. Don’t give it to them.
Graphic by Nate Barton How should the public respond to White supremacist events like the Charlottesville rally? With a topic like this, it is easy to be consumed with anger, but the appropriate response is one of non-violence. Symbols such as the Confederate flag and the swastika are enough to make people enraged. However, when […]
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY Department of Public Safety Activity Log 4/4/16 thru 4/11/16 TRAFFIC RELATED ‑ TRAFFIC ACCIDENT, NON‑INJURY Date: Apr 4, 2016‑Monday at 12:05 Case Number: 16‑00388 Location: BANOWSKY BOULEVARD Summary: VEHICLE VS. VEHICLE TRAFFIC COLLISION. A PASSING VEHICLE SIDESWIPED ANOTHER VEHICLE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO PARALLEL PARK. MODERATE DAMAGE REPORTED. Disposition: Case Closed: No Further […]
Photo Courtesy of Tanya Cooper The “Domestic Violence in the American Christian Church” research project — created by Professor of Law Tanya Cooper, Assistant Professor of Communication Roslyn Satchel and several other partners — aims to correct the American Christian Church’s attitude toward domestic violence cases and make these institutions effectively assist victims. The study […]
Art by Kris Harper A disturbing video was released on Oct. 26, showing a sheriff’s deputy throwing an unarmed 16-year-old student out of her seat and dragging her across the floor before handcuffing her in a high school in South Carolina. In the midst of the recent focus on police brutality, this looks like another […]
The media as a whole tends to paint conflicts black and white