Category Archives: Afghanistan

Searching for Truth in a World of Death, Violence & Media Voyeurism

by Corey Smith Depictions of violence and even death are oftentimes sensitive subjects to broach. However, when viewed under the lens of the media, these topics gain a unique sense of importance in that audiences can be extremely receptive, perhaps … Continue reading

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Twitter & the Troops: Talking Smack with the Taliban

by Gabby LaVerghetta Social media have changed the way people communicate. This much is obvious. Researchers examine whether text messaging and other modern forms of communication have negatively affected students’ writing. News outlets blast 140-character updates by the minute on … Continue reading

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