Civil Rights

Review of « The victims of fake news »

I recently found a text, written by Nina Berman, an American documentary photographer as well as an associate professor at Columbia University, called « The victims of fake news ». I read this article on the Columbia Journalism Review website, which is an American magazine, published at a frequency of two editions per year since 1961 by the Columbia University Graduate School of journalism. This magazine treats about news, media industry trends, analysis, professional ethics and the stories behind news.

A Proof that Science and Medias cannot get along

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February 7, 2018                                                                                   Vincent Pagé

 

 

 

 

A Proof that Science and Medias cannot get along

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Trump supporters responsible for fake news?

A new study from the “computational propaganda project” of the University of Oxford says that Trump supporters consume the largest volume of fake news on Facebook and Twitter. They explain it saying that the right wing shared and consumed the most part of the extremist, conspiratorial and bad quality news.

Medical Marijuana

The number of people who died of medical marijuana is rising every year in the U.S.A. and 25,760 people died from overdosing on prescription drugs, including painkillers and tranquilizers like Valium, according to CDC figures. Doctors prescribe medical marijuana to treat for example, muscle spasms, nausea from cancer. (Anne Harding, 2013). It shows medical marijuana help us from serious situation. However, there are many risks. I am going to write how dose medical marijuana work; how dose medical marijuana give us bad effects and how we use or take it in to our body.

Unequal Lives

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This article discuses the inequality aboriginal women are continuing to face in British nb Colombia. It focuses on inaction towards the missing and murdered women in Vancouver and the surrounding area by presenting examples of this claim. The author believes that these women lives are viewed unequally   starts off the article by presenting a case from the 1990’s. In which a pig farmer named Robert William Pickton was able to prey on women from the impoverished Downtown East side for over ten years when the case was first opened.

Flint Water Crisis

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This article talks about how lead poisoning in cities such as Chicago, Michigan, Detroit, Flint and many more. This toxic stress has become a threat to the children futures. The author goes on to say that lead is an environmental, social and economic injustice that is entirely preventable. And that in case such as Flint the injustice only widened as more time went by. The city of Flint has been the center of a known water crisis for quite some time now.

1 in 2 Children Goes to School With an Empty Stomach in Aboriginal Communities

Over the course of the semester, I have always been particularly interested in social issues related to human rights. Specifically, most of the topics that I chose to write about were related to Aboriginals in Canada. In 2017, in the developed country we evolve in, I still cannot believe that some people are not equally given the same opportunities as the rest of the population.

Feminism; a Word That Should Not be Scary

This paper demonstrates how feminism is not what a majority of people think. It gives the real and unique definition of the feminist movement and its history. Feminism did not appear out of nowhere and has a unique goal; equality. In this research paper, there are real statistics and proof on how woman are perceived less than man. There are sections about the influence that society has on the youth, the arranged marriage, the economic wage difference between a man and a woman for the same job, the rape culture and the need of men in the movement.

Abstract - Police Militarization in America

The goal of this assignment and research is to provide a general understanding of police brutality in America. The utmost objective of this is to give an intricate view into how the police, over the course of the years managed to acquire such force and authority, how African-Americans have not had their voices heard and are sometimes less likely to speak out due to possible repercussion by the side of police and finally to observe the solutions to a problem currently affecting millions in the United-States.

Blog Post 2 Q.6

Blog Post 2 - Zach Dose

 

6. What purpose does film serve in the history classroom or in the telling of history?