Author Archives: janpatricequarles

About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication

In the news

An interesting read on bias in reporting on the shooting in Las Vegas CNN on the mass shooting More on Puerto Rico.  How do you think our national media are doing? International media? And on a completely different topic as … Continue reading

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In the news (and a sidebar on culture)

You will be well aware of the march of natural disasters occurring this year. Take a look at these stories: El Nuevo Dia is covering Hurricane Maria’s approach and landing from its headquarters on the island. And two stories from … Continue reading

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Some stories in the news

A Quartz story puts what happened in natural disasters in August into perspective as floods in Africa in August killed 25 times more people than Hurricane Harvey did. A Public Radio International story reports on the dangers faced by journalists who … Continue reading

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Welcome to Global News Fall 2017

This semester, we will use the blog for links to interesting stories related to our class, and for the interesting stories you would like to share.  For today, September 6, I have several links to share related to class: On … Continue reading

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War Stories: Remembering the Embed Experience (and another opportunity)

APRIL 6, THURSDAY 6:45 PM RM 104 IN CME RESCHEDULED FOR THIS THURSDAY !

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Kayapo performance and Lecture

We’ll see the last fifteen minutes of the performance before starting class tomorrow. You can attend the lecture and screenings on Wednesday for 10extra credit points (with a two-page reaction paper).

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Wired’s News in Crisis Series

Read the story of Macedonian teens who manufactured fake news and learn how traditional news is still strong on the media landscape. Look at Wired Magazine’s special series on “News in Crisis.

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