Fact-Checks / December 10, 2022 Podcast: The Connection Between Social Media and Crime

Over the past several years, social media has taken the world by storm. It has become the primary method of connection to our family, friends, and business and has given us access to the world without having to leave our doorstep. While a tool this powerful has many positive outcomes, some would deem social media...

Fact-Checks / November 29, 2022 <strong>Social Medias Complex Connection to Crime and Justice</strong>

Social Media has dominated multiple industries over the last two decades. The evolution of social media has been fueled by the human impulse to communicate and by advances in digital technology. It’s about establishing and nurturing personal connections in a way we couldn’t before. However the rise of social media has also had an unanticipated...

Fact-Checks / November 29, 2022 Social Media and Criminal Prosecution

Social Media and Criminal Prosecution by Summer Brown The rise of the Information Age has led to increased output of sensitive content across social media platforms. At times, this content is violent, criminal, illegal, and even dangerous. As the world continues to witness a rise in the spread of this content, law enforcement has begun...

Fulton County DA, Fani Willis is Just Doing Her Job
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Fulton County DA, Fani Willis is Just Doing Her Job

By: Summer Brown Fani Williams at conference. Photo Courtesy of The Atlanta Journal Constitution Lovers of rap music worldwide are turning to the internet to share their opinions on the recent indictment of the Atlanta rap gang, YSL or Drug Rich Gang. RICO charges are being held against rappers including Gunna, Young Thug, Yak Gotti…

Misinformation and False Statements: COVID-19 and Monkeypox
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Misinformation and False Statements: COVID-19 and Monkeypox

By: Trinity Webster-Bass Coronavirus Visualization: A visualization of SARS COVID-19 which is the recent deadly strain of Coronavirus. Photo Courtesy of UNSPLASH.com  With the rise of social media, fake news, and biased reporting, there has been an increase in misinformation surrounding the spread of viruses. The past three years of our lives have been riddled…

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The Rap Trap: Degradation vs. Empowerment

By Aiyana Fewell, Courtney Williams, Darreonna Davis, Ianna Fenton, Leelyn Ellis and Rachelle Smith Since its inception in the 1980s, hip-hop music has been under scrutiny by various groups of people for a litany of reasons. Some of these reasons include violence, poor representation of African American people and degradation of Black women. Music is…

‘This Is All for Him’: Dom Miguel Stix Is This Family’s Legacy
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‘This Is All for Him’: Dom Miguel Stix Is This Family’s Legacy

By Briana Alvarado Born in the Dominican Republic, and spending part of his adolescence and adulthood in New York and Riverside, California, Mario Guzman goes back to his roots with his cigar company “Dom Miguel Stix.” Established in June 2017, Guzman says his father, Miguel Conrado Nolasco, inspires the branding of his business. “This is…

Fake News is not to Blame for Vaccine Hesitancy
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Fake News is not to Blame for Vaccine Hesitancy

By Olivia Green In July 2021, President Biden claimed that social media platforms were “killing people” by facilitating the spread of vaccine misinformation. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell cosigned the statement declaring that misinformation is to blame for low COVID-19 vaccination rates. The debate that followed brought up questions surrounding the public’s belief in vaccine…

Blackfishing or Black Empowerment?
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Blackfishing or Black Empowerment?

Black Businesses in an Era of Racial Reckoning By Chanel Cain, Corinne Dorsey, Cory Utsey, Donovan Thomas, Gregory Smith, Jr., Ryan Thomas, Brittney Dezwaan Isaac Welch, Taniyah Keve Podcast: Briana Alvarado, Braxton Babb, Karla Dozier, Robyn Evans, Hadiya Presswood, Jarius Wells, Justin Palmer Black consumers are impacting brands and corporations in unprecedented ways in 2021…

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