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How sexual misconduct policies are handled at Fresno State

The Collegian reached out to Deborah Adishian-Astone, Fresno State’s vice president for Administrative Services, for a brief Q&A on the university’s Title IX/sexual misconduct policies. Here are Adishian-Astone’s answers provided to The Collegian in an email. 1.) How does the ...

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Fact checking urged during panel on ‘fake news’

With President Donald Trump popularizing the term “fake news,” the issue of error, lies and bias in the media has sparked a heated conversation about media literacy. A panel discussion, “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias,” presented by Friends ...

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Political reporter gives insight into Trump administration

It is too early to tell if the Donald Trump administration is a successful one, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, who spoke at Fresno State on Monday as part of the President’s Lecture Series. The event was held ...

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ASI strips Fresno Bee daily newspaper from campus

Fresno State students will not be picking up a print copy of The Fresno Bee daily newspaper on campus any time soon this fall. The Associated Students Inc. confirmed last Friday that it has decided to discontinue the subscription due ...

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Too much of a good thing

With summer around the corner and finals in the books, hours of laying around watching the Office awaits. The idea of being lazy and unproductive on a Wednesday afternoon instead of pulling my hair out in Dr. Rice’s Community Journalism ...

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MCJ department changes its name

Fresno State’s Mass Communication and Journalism Department has changed its name to “Media, Communications and Journalism” upon approval of the university’s Academic Senate. What was the motivation for changing the “M” in MCJ? Betsy Hays, professor at the college of ...

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Ebola in the United States: Don’t believe the hype

There is a pandemic in this country. A real, measurable phenomenon; it’s a dangerous virus that has the power to tear apart our society. No, it isn’t Ebola. It’s the fear mongering we see everyday on television news. Yes it’s ...

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No room for bias in the press

As a columnist and a reporter, I’ve gotten a lot of backlash for things I’ve written. Dissent and criticism are always a part of writing, no matter what the medium is. I respect the criticism I’ve received from readers because it has helped me to understand the difference between an opinion column and a legitimate news story.

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Bring back Electronic Media

Last semester, I had the honor and privilege of being the assistant director on the student short film, “9 Ball.” The half-hour hit-man movie was a class project, written by a classmate, directed by another classmate, and put together in every aspect by students. None of us would have had the time or resources to make this movie happen had we not been in the electronic media productions class MCJ 119.

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Journalist addresses culture, politics

The American journalist and author Chris Hedges addressed the culture of consumption, the perils of unfettered free-market capitalism and America’s obsession with celebrity culture before a packed conference room at Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library Wednesday night. Hedges has been ...

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Journalists speak on Middle East: Robert Fisk and David Barsamian visit Fresno State

Fresno State hosted two acclaimed journalists who discussed the media’s effect on the misconceptions Americans have of the Middle East.

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Sexual relationships in the digital age

“Sexting” – sending sexually explicit images or messages through cell phones – isn’t a new trend, but it certainly seems to be a growing one.

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Finally proud to be the media

As probably the lowest person on the media totem pole, I expected this weekend's coverage of the WAC tournament in Reno to go as routine as usual.

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International reporters are Tatarian Symposium headliners

Nancy Youssef and Gareth Porter, award-winning journalists acclaimed for international reporting, will headline the Tatarian Symposium on Feb. 26 at California State University, Fresno.

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Our promise to readers

With unprecedented cutbacks in social services throughout Calif. and deep budget cuts to almost every pot of money in the state, we as residents of Calif. have all been affected. Yet, no institution has been subject to the amount of uncertainty and deep-seated change as students.

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The new voices of journalism

Incoming lecturers bring their experience in the fields of broadcast and print to Fresno State students.

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Dan Walters takes on California at symposium

California is essentially ungovernable, the current political system needs to adopt European-style reforms and the needs of college students are largely ignored because young people don't vote.

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VIDEO: Oct. 8, 2007: Political journalist Dan Walters

Sacramento Bee political journalist Dan Walters spoke on California's system of government at the Roger Tatarian Symposium Oct. 5, 2007.

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