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I Believe Reflection

Looking back at the “I Believe…” statements that I filled out at the beginning of the semester, most of the statements have not changed. However, there were a couple of them that stuck out to me as I re-read these statements. I believe that the future of news lies in the hand of first hand […]

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I believe, reprise

At the beginning of the semester, I wrote two statements that I believe are most important to being a successful journalist. 1) The responsibility of journalists it to give an outlet to voices that aren’t heard or are underrepresented. 2) The most challenging aspect of journalism is remaining unbiased while representing a topic through as […]

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I Believe Reprise

At the start of the semester, I stated that “journalism has the potential to prevent corruption.” I still think journalism plays a critical role in exposing corruption. I also think people have the rights to hear about any occurrence where one in a position of power uses that for self-gain, or irresponsibly. Journalists are often […]

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I Believe Reflection

I believe that the role professional news organizations play in my life will likely be replaced by many independent sources of information as technology evolves making information easier to obtain. I believe that the most challenging part of being a journalist is remaining objective and unbiased in presenting information. I believe that the future of […]

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I believe, reprise

I do not think my beliefs relating to news have changed too much from the first week of class until now. Maybe this is because I wrote super generalized statements. However, my confidence as a journalist has definitely increased since then. For example, I said that interviewing people is challenging and awkward. Now, I still believe […]

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I Believe, Reprise

Looking back on my answers, I was surprised to see not too much has changed in my thoughts about news. I think the most interesting response is to “The greatest challenge as a journalist is…” to which I replied, “Writing about something I am passionate about while still presenting both sides equally.” I think this is […]

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I believe, reprise

I believe… that the role professional news organizations play in my life influence my opinions, whether I realize it or not. that the most challenging thing about being a journalist is getting out of your comfort zone and doing interviews, however uncomfortable they may be. that the future of news needs to get really innovative […]

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At the beginning of the semester, I wrote that I thought that my own bias might interfere with my work. I was surprised at how easy it actually was to go into my news story objectively, just asking the reasonable questions- to slip out of that biased mindset. I also wrote that the headline of […]

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Renewable Energy Sector Remains Optimistic Amid Trump Policy Outlook

This article on npr gives a general overview of the renewable energy sector under Trump. The article argues that the renewable energy sector will be fine under the Trump administration. Renewable energy has gained so much momentum over the past decade that will allow the industry to succeed in the future. The article emphasizes that costs […]

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Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises

This article published in the New York Times on April 1st discusses the impact that Obama’s energy policies, specifically the so-called “war on coal,” has had on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. As 30% of coal reserves west of the Mississippi are located on Indian lands, this issue is widespread. The tribe has suffered immensely […]

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