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How the 5th Estate Led to the Proliferation of “Fake News”

The race to erase fake news. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

By Milette Millington Published: October 25th, 2017 Brooklyn College professor Brian Dunphy’s new book, the second edition of Satire’s Brew, will discuss a subject that we millennials know very well –  the media. We receive information through social media, as well as magazines and online publications. However, the news content …

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Z100’s Skeery Jones and David Brody Talk Radio and Brooklyn College

Executive producers and personalities of Z100's 'Elvis Duran and The Morning Show,' David Brody (left) and Skeery Jones (right), visited Professor Rodman's Intro. to Mass Media class last Tuesday. PHOTO/ Daisy Trelles

By Maria Isabel Parada Published: October 25th, 2017 The students of Professor George Rodman’s “Introduction to Mass Media” class had the opportunity to meet Skeery Jones (aka Anthony Scire) and David Brody, executive producers and personalities of Z100’s “Elvis Duran and The Morning Show,” on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Both shared …

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Review: Nickelodeon’s “The Loud House” Halloween Special

Nickelodeon's 'The Loud House' Halloween Special 'Tricked!' aired last Friday. PHOTO/ "Tricked" - YouTube

By Marcelo R. Bottaro Published: October 18th, 2017 Nickelodeon’s “The Loud House” continues to, once again, show that it is a clever, funny, beautifully animated, and heartwarming cartoon with its brand new Halloween special, “Tricked!” that premiered Friday night. “The Loud House” is an animated series that centers on Lincoln …

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Language, Race and Power: Presentation and Discussion with an Audience

Dr. Jamila Lyiscott and Ishauna Cox. PHOTO/ Ishauna Cox

By Ishauna Cox Published: October 18th, 2017 “Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it becomes old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.”                      -Gilbert Highet Professor Jamila Lyiscott, Ph.D., spoke to the …

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The Excelsior Scholarship: Along with Triumph Comes Criticism

By Zeus Sumra Published: October 18th, 2017 The New York State’s Excelsior Scholarship, which was heavily backed by Governor Cuomo, was signed into law on April 12, 2017. Brooklyn College’s website acclaims it was “the first state scholarship in the country to make college free for middle-class families.” Universal education …

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