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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

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World leaders need commitment to truth

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer November 30, 2018

Obviously, everyone believes that those around them, especially the president, should tell the truth. But not everyone tells the truth, therefore making it the job of the people and the media to determine...

European Union copyright laws change

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer September 21, 2018

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, members of the European Parliament approved amendments to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Designed to update European copyright law for the internet age,...

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

Staff Editorial: Florence sparks discussion of media accuracy

September 21, 2018

Prior to hurricane Florence hitting the United States’ atlantic coast, many news reports from several media outlets, including newspapers, television and radio, emphasized the dangers of the storm, which...

Ads fortify toxic patriarchal norms

Mae Wood, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

In the world of corporate, capitalistic greed, it’s a given that sex sells to the masses of individuals when they are aiming to appeal to the public through calculated advertising. This is an apt generalization...

The electoral system, media complicit in national turmoil

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer December 2, 2016

Recently, this country has seen a surge in hate crimes, an energized alt-right and the use of tear gas against frustrated civilians. Secretary Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, Sen. Elizabeth...

Terrorism coverage generates critical conversations

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor April 8, 2016

It is hard to find an aspect of modern life that has not been touched by terrorism. If you go to an airport in the United States, the Transportation Safety Administration will meet you at the door....

Terror strikes in Beirut, US governors shut borders

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer December 4, 2015

A pair of suicide bombers attacked southern Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 12, leaving 43 dead and 239 wounded. The bombings occurred just before 6 p.m. in the Bourj el-Barajneh suburb of Beirut, one outside...

Journalists and readers have lost accountability

Editorial Board November 20, 2015

News media isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time, citizens in the United States could flip on a television and find the always trustworthy news anchor Walter Cronkite behind a desk disseminating...

Television needs to normalize disability

Annie Fulwood, Staff Writer September 18, 2015

Take a moment to recall your favorite TV characters. Maybe, if you’re the age of my father, it’s Fred Flintstone. Or if you’re a suburban mother, it’s Olivia Pope, PR extraordinaire. If you’re...

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