Archive for the ‘journalism’ Category

an old hero


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Mark Twain Mark Twain and I have become really great friends these past few weeks. That’s what happens when you write a paper on someone. I’ve always […]

As swine flu bubbles as the next big “epidemic,” I can’t help but get frustrated at the media for their coverage of the disease. No matter what the disease or its true threat, journalists and news networks can’t help but sensationalize the threat to sell the story. Yes, death and chaos sells but at what […]

a new hero


I have finally found a contemporary journalist to adore. Everyone needs their heroes, their role models. I have never really had a journalist role model that was alive. I’m in love with Mark Twain/Samuel Clemens, but journalism has changed a lot since he was around. My lack of a journalism hero is mostly my fault […]