Monday, April 16, 2012

Sing It, Babs!

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Hold Their Feet to the Fire

“Journalists need to stand strong and do their job, which is to challenge candidates immediately when they are purposefully misleading the public. They should not be polite or fearful of offending someone when the truth is in question. . . . .

“Without the mainstream media's commitment to holding candidates accountable, we have little chance of having a well-informed electorate on Election Day.”

—Barbra Streisand, actress,
Where Is the Fourth Estate When You Need Them?
Reader Supported News, Feb. 4, 2012


• Editorial Comment:
That’s a tune I can sing along with.






• RERUN: Crybaby
Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs from failed GOP wannabe Newt Gingrich, on why Fox isn’t fair & balanced? Click here.

• JCOM Teaching Excellence:
Congrats to the History Department, which edged out Journalism & Communication for USU’s 2012 department teaching excellence award. But that doesn't take anything away from the accomplishments of our students and faculty. Junior Emily Landeen produced this video of student feedback on the department.


News from
our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café

Weekly HNC News Roundup
Aggie journalists collect 17 prizes at annual Mark of Excellence Awards, by D. Whitney Smith
ATV News (4/12): Fraternity drinking, the BYU ‘It Gets Better’ video, Baby Animal Days . . . and more!
Remembering the 2005 van crash victims at Ag building memorial, by Allie Jeppson
GUEST COLUMN: Obama leads the way in kindness, civility, by Helen Cannon
Should Mormons be vegetarians? Yes, says guest speaker, by Sean O’Sullivan
Search warrant for dorm room leads to three arrests, by Josh Ruggles
E-Week: potential business people should ‘be brave and get out there,’ by Becca Holliday
Reconnecting water service in River Heights soon will be cheaper, by Sean O’Sullivan
Logan man sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse, by Josh Ruggles
Lions Club egg hunt a 50-year tradition for River Heights children, by Sean O’Sullivan
Wintery weather didn’t dampen high spirits at Baby Animal Days
, by Shannon McCleve
Up Close at the 2012 Utah Legislature: An Intern’s Perspective, by Lis Stewart

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Catalog here


Fang the Wonder Cat died Monday, 1995-2012
Hairballs in Heaven




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