Ten were killed and twenty injured today on the campus of Oregon’s Umpqua Community College as a lone shooter went on a rampage.
Now, when I learned of the world, I write for the ones whom I’ve never met before.
I don’t want to be the token, whitewashed “African-American” reporter who speaks on black issues without appearing to feel a connection to black lives.
Obviously plagiarism strikes a cord with journalists, who are required to maintain the utmost level of integrity in their work. But is simply screen capturing what others have done a type of plagiarism? Or is it art?
“This is monumental, f*#ked up territory!”
The DJ queues the “Jock Jams” hit, “Ya’ll Ready For This?”
Stop the presses!
One of the biggest problems in journalism is when you have a really great headline, but the article itself is lacking in content.
“Holy shit,” said my friend, who is also a reporter because she showed me the video. We’re both reporters. We’re journalists doing journalism, and not content generators commoditizing deaths for advertising money.
Shouldn’t we form some kind of angry mob?