Buzzfeed writer Matthew Guiver recently took on a hunger challenge, in which he lived off food stamps for five days and wrote about his experiences. He is just the latest in a long line of journalists, politicians and celebrities who have done the same to raise awareness about poverty and hunger in the United States.
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Women are not acknowledged enough or shown much respect in the sports world. This has gone on long enough.
TMZ News Desk Producer and University of La Verne graduate Charlie Neff stopped by our studio to chat about news gathering ethics, her journey to the entertainment business and Justin Bieber.
What began as a slow news day quickly became an internet free for all a few weeks ago, after some llamas got loose and a dress left people baffled.
Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, has been suspended for six months without pay due to his fabrication of his personal experience during the Iraq War.
The Federal Communications Commission closed a study on how newsrooms operate after journalists and lawmakers protested saying the FCC was violating First Amendment rights. This was a failed trial run for the Multi Market Study of Critical Information Needs, or CIN, which the FCC planned to conduct every three years for Congress.
In times of terror, such as last week when the Boston Marathon bombings erupted into random attacks of violence by two unidentified suspects, citizens drew conclusions from past events to assume the cultural background of criminals and the reason for their attacks.
Compared to past decades, women are now reaching new levels professionally as well as being further acknowledged for their capabilities and accomplishments. However, media outlets have been limiting the way women are represented intellectually by focusing on their looks and wardrobe in interviews.
Set the scene: you are sitting at your computer, browsing the Los Angeles Times website and soaking in the various articles when suddenly a box appears asking if you want to have an online membership.
Less than three weeks apart, Iowa and Utah governors signed a bill, named by New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, the “Ag-Gag” bill, that stops undercover animal abuse investigations.