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About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication

World population

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Sesame Street Around the World

Here’s what the Sesame Street Workshop has been up to in late 2017: Oct 17, 2017 Sesame Street, World Vision partnership expands to 11 countries, now reaching Syrian refugee children with lifesaving health and hygiene lessons Oct 10, 2017 Sesame … Continue reading

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Facebook and its problems abroad

What do you think about this New York Times article on Facebook and its problems aboard?    

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Shoot Like A Girl

o   Combat search and rescue helicopter pilot in Afghanistan o   One of only two women to receive Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor o   Reversed the Department of Defense combat exclusion policy for women o   Book being developed as a movie … Continue reading

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As we talk about covering war…

Two interesting takes (one very hard to read) on aspects of covering conflict. First, read this New York Times article, “My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire?” … Continue reading

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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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