“Fox News—The tagline ‘Fox News’ makes me cringe. Please do not subject me to this biased news station. I would almost rather you print off an article from the Onion.”
—Stephanie Wolf, political science professor at West Liberty University in West Virginia, forbade her students from using Fox News as a source in coursework, Feb. 15, 2013
• Editorial Comment: Note: The top 11 most-watched cable news programs in 2012 were from Fox, with Bill O’Reilly #1. Ignore that, Professor Ostrich.
and in related news . . . . • Yesterday’s WORD: Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs on ignorance from writer Isaac Asimov? Click here.
• Faculty Wanted: Join our merry band! The JCOM Department at Utah State University has opened searches for two new tenure-track faculty, a Media Generalist and a specialist in PR/Strategic Communication. Interested?
News from USU’s award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café
• Banquet-goers go hungry to raise awareness, combat poverty, by McCall Bulloch
• School assembly morphs into surprise rock concert with a message, by Jessica Sonderegger
• Take the bus! Cache Valley riders cash in to improve air, win prizes, by Seth Merrill
• Smithfield romance writer RaeAnne Thayne’s career flourishes, by Shayna Marcure
• Falling in love? In the end it’s a chemical romance, by Jonathan Larson
• Aggie TV News (2/12/13)—Reaction to Pope retirement, $3M gift, weather & sports, anchored by Emily Landeen and Kelton Wells
• Lights out? Cause of campus power outage still unclear, by Shayna Marcure
• Graphic design professor Alan Hashimoto dies in department office
• Musical ‘Jane Eyre’ pushes emotion ‘over the edge,’ composer says, by Dani Hayes
• 10-year-old kids making sweet music: ‘I like all the sound we make,’ by Katie Swain
• Fry Street Quartet concert honors Caine family generosity, impact, by Curtis Lundstrom
• The ribs are back! Savannah’s BBQ reopens after long hiatus, by Jessica Sonderegger
• North Logan city officials weigh benefits of boundary change, by Jonathan Larson
• Oui, merci! Providence first-graders can learn in French, come fall, by Paul Christiansen
• CNN’s Jessica Ravitz comes to USU for Morris Media & Society Lecture
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