Integrated Media Reporting

Rams tag their thanks at annual TAG Day

The Office of Alumni Relations hosted their fourth annual Thank All Givers event, TAG Day, on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the campus mall. In exchange for posting photos to social media and signing the banner, students were given free T-shirts and root beer floats.

Integrated Media Reporting, Online

Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

When universities make headlines, they don’t want it to because a student goes viral for saying the N-word on social media. In late March, sophomore Jillian Kirk from Michigan State University posted a racist message on SnapChat that was put on Twitter and retweeted more than 11,000 times. According to The New York Post, there… Continue reading Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

Communication and Rhetoric

The identification, impact, and prevention of fake news

(2017, December 3). ABC News suspends reporter Brian Ross for Michael Flynn reporting error that sparked a frenzy. CNBC. Retrieved from https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/03/abc-news-suspends-brian-ross-for-michael-flynn-report.html 1. The article discusses the event and impact of ABC News reporter Brian Ross being suspended for four weeks after making a serious fact error on a report about Michael Flynn. Ross initially… Continue reading The identification, impact, and prevention of fake news

Communication and Rhetoric

Could psychology be the key to getting rid of fake news?

  We live in the day and age where news is pumped out so fast by so many different sources with so many different viewpoints; it can be hard to make sense of what's true and what's fake. Fake news is the spread of false information heighten by social media that that’s used to influence… Continue reading Could psychology be the key to getting rid of fake news?