The bored and the charming: The 2012 Presidential Debate

On Wednesday, October 16, 2012, the University of Denver, Colorado held the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. As moderated by Jim Lehrer, the candidates spoke about domestic policy during six time segments. The candidates had two minutes to respond to each question. Polls believe that Romney won the debate,

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40th anniversary of Watergate: Journalism thrives

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein became the most famous journalists in America between the years of 1972 and 1976, forever shaping investigative journalism as we know it today. Their work has inspired countless individuals to enter the field of journalism. 40 years after their uncovering of the Watergate scandal, the mark they left on journalism

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Bicycling in New York: Good or Bad?

While being a New Yorker, there is no way denying the amount of the pollution the city produces. Thick gases from cars, buses, and factories form dark, translucent clouds following us like an unwanted imaginary friend.  However, even if the New Yorker’s eyes are blind to the pollution, we cannot be ignorant to the fact that pollution

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Fish are friends not food: Japan Dolphin Day 2012

Animal activists stood together and took a stand against the slaughtering of dolphins in Japan at the NYC Japan Dolphin Day 2012 rally. Every year, around 20,000 dolphins are killed in an inhumane fashion that begins September 1st and ends in April. It is considered to be the largest slaughter in the world. Fishermen entice

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A new day in journalism: The multimedia era

Many believe that a dark cloud has hovered over journalism since the birth of the internet. Like savage vultures circling their weak prey, many people were waiting for the profession of print journalism to be devoured by the internet. But a new day has come and the industry, a once deteriorating specimen has transformed with

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