In the age of social media, investigative journalism is evolving. News literacy is crucial in distinguishing between quality journalism and tabloids.
After spending nearly her entire life as a journalist and in a newsroom, PGM Director and Adviser Elizabeth Smith still thinks the news is good news. In the first piece she has ever published in the Graphic, Smith reflects on why the freedom of the press is really freedom for all.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, many have been using social media to stay connected with loved ones to curb feelings of isolation. However, social media is now becoming a forum of communication that is leaving people feeling more isolated than ever.
Journalists and social media users need to work together to spread accurate information.
Why conspiracy theories create a toxic and mistrustful environment.
How the spread of fake news impacts people and what organizations are doing to stop the spread of disinformation.
Photo courtesy of Buddy Kennedy The week of Nov. 5 was catastrophic. Even this word does not fully encapsulate what transpired or how the Pepperdine community has wrestled with the tragedies it has endured. Before students, faculty, staff and all of the Pepperdine community could fully process the aftermath of the Borderline shooting and the […]
Photos Courtesy of Twitter Social media played a key component in the spread of misinformation the night of Friday, Nov. 9, as the Woolsey Fire grew in close proximity to Pepperdine’s Malibu campus. The shared false claims of the fire arose from a lack of communication and misunderstandings. It caused confusion and heightened worry among […]