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Conspiracy Theories Thrive as Journalism is on Life-Support Says Media Expert

Posted on: Conspiracy theories have grown and continue to multiply as newsrooms downsize and more people rely on social media to fill the void.   This is the belief of Dr. Michael Bugeja, distinguished professor of liberal arts and sciences at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.   “Journalism is not… Read More

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Some West Virginia Schools See Spike In Virus Outbreaks

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Schools in West Virginia’s capital and surrounding Kanawha County reported the most coronavirus outbreaks since the start of the pandemic on Monday. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department said a total of 41 students and three staff members have been affected by outbreaks across seven schools. And in northern West Virginia, officials at… Read More

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Explore the Life and Work of the Legendary Writer “Hemingway” – Monday, April 5 through April 7

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s HEMINGWAY to Premiere April 5, 2021 on PBS Three-Part, Six-Hour Film Series Explores the Life and Work of the Legendary Writer and His Enduring Influence on Literature and Culture Voice Actors Include Jeff Daniels as Hemingway; Meryl Streep, Keri Russell, Mary-Louise Parker and Patricia Clarkson as Hemingway’s Four Wives  … Read More