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The problem with reality TV

Cast members of “The Bachelor” pose at a red carpet event.

Maggie Schneider

October 9, 2020

Reality television — one of the most popular forms of entertainment, typically characterized by drama and vulgarity, brings in millions of dollars each year. Viewers tune in every week to catch up on their favorite shows while they root for their favorite contestants. But what is it about reality TV...

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” puts spotlight on women in comedy

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Veronica Yaron

January 12, 2018

My entire life I have never been able to stand comedies; anything involving slapstick humor or something painfully embarrassing makes me cringe in my seat. For years, I avoided watching anything labeled funny, and it was only due to extreme procrastination that I originally started watching “The Marvelo...

News outlets and readers ditch TV, use social media

Twitter is one of the most popular social media sites among news organizations.

Phoebe Drummond

April 20, 2017

Twitter — the multi-billion dollar social media site — has quite a simple mission statement: “to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.” While numerous Twitter accounts are devoted to spreading celebrity gossip, many of the world’s top ne...

‘La La Land’, ‘Moonlight’ and more win at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.

Sawyer Barth

January 16, 2017

The 74th annual Golden Globe awards were held on Jan. 8 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. NBC broadcasted the ceremony, and comedian and television icon Jimmy Fallon hosted. There were 25 television and film awards categories, as well as the honorary Cecil B...

Updated TV and radio studios go live

Updated TV and radio studios go live

Tommy Fletcher

September 26, 2015

While many students took the summer to relax and recharge, contractors and technicians were hard at work, TV Production teacher Jennifer Cornine said. Over the summer, the TV and radio studios underwent a $1.5 million renovation. The new TV studio equipment, Cornine said, rivals that of college...

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