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Both Journalists & Literature Need More Frames.
In reviewing the literature on new coverage of environmental crises, one article posed the question on whether journalists should volunteer to help people experiencing natural disasters by doing activities, such as passing out water bottles. Another article mentioned that many journalists who covered 9/11 highlighted American values, such as strength, and showed support for the... Continue Reading →
Money Over Matter; Doctors Are Suing Patients Over Outstanding Medical Bills.
An article published on November 8th, 2019 by the New York Times discussed the increase in patients being sued by hospitals for not paying hospital bills; this increase is linked to higher deductible rates and less insurance coverage in recent years, which has led to hospitals losing money. Seeing this post made me think of... Continue Reading →
What Do You Think?
Last Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson temporarily blocked Alabama’s “near-total abortion ban”, which would have taken effect next month to make abortion a felony to perform, except under specific circumstances. Although I know that Alabama is a Republican state, the support from Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was surprising... Continue Reading →
It’s a Step in the Right Direction, but it’s Still Not Enough.
An article by the New York Times published a story yesterday as many media outlets did on the recent news that pharmaceutical companies, McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp, and Cardinal Health, are in talks with local and state governments to settle thousands of opioid lawsuits. The lawsuits total to eighteen billion dollars. McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp,... Continue Reading →
The Way We View the Government Has Changed, but Scandals Still Remain
There is a discussion on whether President Trump obstructed justice through taking action towards the FBI’s investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 United States presidential election. There are concerns that Trump’s actions Targeted the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton Campaign to help Trump’s campaign, but according to the Mueller Report, there are no signs that... Continue Reading →
Trump Isn’t Taking The ‘Whistleblower’s’ Report Seriously; Should We?
On July 25, 2019, Trump reportedly asked Ukraine’s president, Zelensky, to investigate former Vice President, Joe Biden, and Biden’s son for political reasons. This past August, a member of the intelligence community filed a whistleblower complaint to the Intelligence Community Inspector General, regarding the July phone conversation between Trump and Zelensky. Politician, Nancy Pelosi, worked to... Continue Reading →