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Media Analysis: The Hot Zone

MJ When I’m asked why I want to become a journalist, my answer is usually the same. I want to report on the stuff people aren’t crazy enough to report on. Somebody has to do it. And for this media … Continue reading

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Lawn Care Tops Amazon Neighborhood Concerns

MJ It may be lacking a beach and surf shops, but the Amazon neighborhood on a sunny bears the aura of a laid back ocean front. Students and long-time residents alike embrace the rays as if the sun is running … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Karl Rove Afraid of Color Pink?

This week I made a pledge to explore alternative sources of news. This lead me to The Huffington Post, best described to me as a “Aggregated Web Newsblog,” three words that I feel journalists will be hearing more and more, … Continue reading

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Philip Meyer and The World of Tomorrow!

By: MJ Yesterday the University of Oregon was privileged to have journalist and media ethicist Philip Meyer speak in front of a crowd of professional journalists, aspiring student journalists and professors. Meyer holds the Knight Chair in Journalism at the … Continue reading

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Amazon Pictures: Revisited

– It was a typical, wet, Spring afternoon when I took these images. Low on rain-proof clothing and gas, I had to be strategic in choosing my vantage point. – What surprised me when I took the images was that … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan, and why we should care.

By: MJ Revolution is a troublesome topic in the media nowadays. As Americans we seem inclined to root for the underdog in revolution, the people on the street throwing rocks, and not the people on the street in riot gear. … Continue reading

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Amazon (Not the Rainforest)

The Amazon neighborhood is probably as close-knit a neighborhood as Eugene has. The sense of community and the responsibility of volunteerism seems to be a common factor in how residents between 24th and 30th avenue live their daily lives. Everyone … Continue reading

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MJ’s Media Analysis: “National Conversation”

In just the last few years there has been a transformation in how journalism is presented. Of course with Print Media in the twilight of its years, TV, radio and the internet has stepped up to shoulder the burden of … Continue reading

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MJ Introduction

My real name is Matthew Taylor Jordan but for the sake of time and money I go by MJ. I’m a junior Journalism Major with a focus on Electronic Media at the University of Oregon. I’m minoring in Arabic and … Continue reading

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Sonya, John and Ben (Hand) Shares Opinion on Mike Bellotti Deal

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