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Dr. Strangelove vs. ISIS

Barry Levinson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Barry Levinson

Satire has always been a method for us to explore our faults and false expectations of world order. But satire in the movies might be dead now, replaced by daily satire that is for real. We live in a world of complete and utter madness. Nothing highlights this absurdism like the current conflict with the Islamic State.

Today's American News Consumer

Maryam Banikarim | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media
Maryam Banikarim

While news consumption is generally ruled by routine, consumers are customizing how and where they get their information based on lifestyle preferences and how much they value the content. We've identified five distinct segments of the American news consumer.

24-hour News Coverage: A Waste of Everybody's Time

Becky Hayes | Posted 02.17.2013 | College
Becky Hayes

After following the 2012 presidential elections for the past three months, I have noticed how the media covers politics -- and I am not exactly liking what I am seeing.

Wrapped up in Cable

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 01.20.2013 | Denver
Paul R. Byrne

I simply can't support a network that so egregiously emphasizes being first over being right. Not to mention that I've had about all the ridiculous zooming, circling and giant TV screens on TV that I can take.

24 Hour News Killed Journalism

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 10.20.2012 | Detroit
Jeff Sorensen

Serious journalism doesn't get the viewers anymore. Loud music over a waving U.S. flag and flickering lights bring in the audiences. Journalism is now clipped to a sentence that scrolls at the bottom of the screen.

How To Stay Centered In A 24-Hour News Cycle

Priscilla Warner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Warner

I've learned to let thoughts and emotions pass through my mind like clouds while I meditate. Surely I can do the same with news items.