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Editorial: How media can make the world look worse

Editorial: How media can make the world look worse

A few weeks ago, one my friends told me that he felt as if the general population of the world is sadder than it has ever been. He gave me some valid reasons for why he felt this way, including things like our addiction to technology, worldwide political disarray, global warming, etc. Although my first instinct was to agree with […]

by Pranav Desai· · Opinion ·
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The fine line between exposing neo-Nazis and giving them publicity

As a journalist, I understand the appeal of uncovering a juicy story. It’s our duty to inform the public. Sometimes it’s our role to get our hands dirty. We don’t want to merely explain what’s happening, we want to bring our audience in as close as we possibly can. We want to exploit the intimacy of the problem — even […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Opinion ·
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Unsigned: Trust in the press to tell you the truth over individuals

At the Golden Globes this past weekend, Meryl Streep used her platform upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award to bring attention to recent political events and the future of the United States. Streep’s speech began to take a political turn when she stated that the Hollywood Foreign Press were the “most vilified segments in American society right now … […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Plans for online-only news are unconfirmed for Guelph Mercury

Plans for online-only news are unconfirmed for Guelph Mercury

Graphic by Lena Yang After 149 years of publication, the Guelph Mercury printed its last issue on January 29. The publication plans to continue providing news to Guelph residents only through its online website, as its print edition was no longer deemed profitable. According to Metroland, the paper’s circulation had declined and was fewer than 9,000 delivery subscriptions. It is […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·
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Understanding the need for adjustment to journalism

There is no denying that the future of journalism is unclear. We’ve seen constant layoffs, and the formats of long-time papers changing due to the evolving landscape. The exchange of information is a rapidly changing field. With new resources continuing to surface in our technologically dependent society, newspapers as we know it need to find their place. A demand for information will […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·