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Media Critic Available to Comment on Presidential Election Coverage

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Demise of Private Prisons Exaggerated by Media

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.

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Annual UC San Diego Dinner in the Library to Feature NPR’s Ari Shapiro Sept. 9

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.The University of California San Diego’s 13th annual Dinner in the Library—set in the iconic Geisel Library building—will take place Friday, Sept. 9, featuring Ari Shapiro, award-winning journalist and co-host of NPR’s popular radio news show, “All Things Considered.”

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Southeastern Students Win Mark of Excellence Awards

MARK OF EXCELLENCE-- Students at the Southeastern Channel, Southeastern’s educational cable channel on Charter 199, recently won six Mark of Excellence awards in television presented by the Society of Professional Journalists at their annual convention in New Orleans. The student newscast “Northshore News” won honors for the eighth time in the last nine years. Pictured from left are Rick Settoon, general manager of the Southeastern Channel; Tyler Waggenspack of Baton Rouge; Brittany Robinson of Slidell; Drew Sagona of Pearl River; and Dominique Brogle of Destrehan. Not pictured is Sarah Barbier of Mandeville.

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Partisan Media Can Influence Viewers to Reject Facts

A new nationwide study suggests why heavy users of partisan media outlets are more likely than others to hold political misperceptions.

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Texas A&M Study Finds Media Fuels Anti-Muslim Attitudes

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People who rely on the media for information on Muslims have greater negative emotions toward Muslims, according to a study co-authored by Texas A&M Professor Srividya Ramasubramanian. The study found direct contact with Muslims has the opposite effect.

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’Media Contagion’ Is Factor in Mass Shootings, Study Says

People who commit mass shootings in America tend to share three traits: rampant depression, social isolation and pathological narcissism, according to a paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s annual convention that calls on the media to deny such shooters the fame they seek.

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IU Olympics Expert: Social Media and Video-on-Demand Present Challenges for Television Coverage

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Salk Institute Among Top 25 North American Scientific “Stars” in Nature Index

Salk Institute ranks as one of the leading scientific “stars” in North America with high-quality output that has grown particularly fast, according to a new report by Nature Research.

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American Society of Nephrology and US Food and Drug Administration Releases Podcast About Disparities in Clinical Trials

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce its latest ASN Kidney News podcast is now available for free download on its website. The podcast explores the topic of disparities in clinical trials with a focus on why it is a problem as well as various programs and potential solutions to improve diversity.

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Author of Definitive Book on Roger Ailes' Career as Political Operative and FOX News President Is Available for Interview

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UC Riverside Scholar Translates Korean Immigrant Oral Histories

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A collection of oral histories gathered by K.W. Lee, the godfather of Asian American journalism, has been translated into Korean by UC Riverside scholar Edward T. Chang and published in the Republic of Korea.

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Six Ways to Make Media Coverage of Immigration More Constructive

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LAWRENCE — U.S. immigration policy has become a hotly debated issue in the presidential primaries, and it figures to continue in the campaign as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear headed to receiving their parties' nominations later this summer.

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Writing About the #Olympics? #FSU Experts Are Available to Discuss Marketing, Media, Tourism and Sport Politics.

As the world prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month, a group of Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the event.

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Willow Bay will receive the PEN Center USA's Award of Honor

PEN Center USA, a human rights and literary nonprofit based in Beverly Hills, announced today two key honorees for the 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival. The ceremony will take place on September 28, 2016, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Willow Bay, Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, will receive the Award of Honor, and Former Tehran Bureau Chief for the Washington Post Jason Rezaian will receive the Freedom to Write Award.

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Journalism Expert/ Author Ben Yagoda on #Trump Media Bans: "An Outrageous Assault on the Spirit, if Not the Letter, of the First Amendment."

Ben Yagoda, a well-known author who helped inaugurate a journalism minor at the University of Delaware, called Donald Trump's recent media ban of the Washington Post "an outrageous assault on the spirit, if not the letter, of the First Amendment."

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Soft-Core Pornography Viewers Unlikely to Hold Positive Attitudes Towards Women

Frequent viewers of soft-core pornography, such as photographs of naked and semi-naked female models, are unlikely to think positively about women and are likely to have become desensitised to soft-core pornography common in newspapers, advertising and the media.

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Bill Rasmussen: Rutgers Alumnus Founded ESPN, Created First 24-Hour TV Network

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The self-proclaimed 'sports junkie' changed sports broadcasting, how the world watches television







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