Tag Archives: The New York Times

News Survey Assignment #1 By Kyle Hebel

EUGENE, Ore – The decline in print news is effecting students on the University of Oregon campus. In a recent survey conducted last Thursday at the University of Oregon, students are relying on their electronic devices for news rather than … Continue reading

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Q&A with Michael Schwirtz of The New York Times

by Ben Stone I recently conducted an interview over e-mail with Michael Schwirtz of The New York Times. According to his biography on the Times’ website, after Schwirtz studied Russian in college and interned at the US Embassy in Saint-Petersburg … Continue reading

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Best Tweeters on #RacialIssues

It’s hard to look at the”Tweeters on Racial Issues” part of the title above without thinking of the third link I posted in my first beat blog last week. Those racist tweets directed at President Obama are the first things … Continue reading

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What makes it good? Vegetarian articles

This article in the New York Times about Dave McDonald, a 70-year-old man jailed for drug use, was intriguing and infuriating, all good things for a story to do. It is about a man, strong in his convictions, who was denied … Continue reading

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Media analysis:A Star Keeps Rocking in the Not-So-Free World

By Maiko Ando The article about Yuri Shevchuk was published on July 16, 2010, written by Michael Schwirtz. From the first paragraph describes who Shevchuk is and what he does for decades. He lives as a singer but his band … Continue reading

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Brianne’s Media Analysis: Crime Story

By: Brianne Limani Any journalist who follows crime beats could tell you that there is never a lack of stories on such a topic; and oftentimes it seems that drugs play a large role in these stories.  I recently read an … Continue reading

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Brooke’s Media Analysis 2: The Right to be Skeptical

By: Brooke Brown I read the article “The Danger of Always Being On” by Clark Hoyt in the Public Editor section of The New York Times this week. In the article, Hoyt discusses a new part of The New York … Continue reading

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Reed’s Media Analysis

The oppression of women in third-world countries has reached abominable levels. Recently, an Iranian Islamic court found a woman guilty of adultery. For this crime, she was sentenced to death by stoning. Here, in its most malicious and brutal form, … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “The Buried Life”

Just like a lot of people in this country, I am a sucker for reality television. There is something interesting about being able to escape your own hectic life for half an hour or an hour and looking into the … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Multimedia Reporting Online

We know there was an earthquake in Chile yesterday, and it had a huge inpact on people there by reading newspaper articles. But the impact of the photo sometimes is more eloquent than one hundred words description. After I saw some photos … Continue reading

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