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Victim blaming

Victim blaming

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I’ve noticed this trend of blaming victims for what has happened to them, and it’s done by bringing up their past, regardless of how relevant it is to their victimization. I personally find it disgusting, and I’ll be happy when it doesn’t take the place of actual news. “This person was...

‘No good journalists’

‘No good journalists’

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last week local journalist Brad Byrd spoke to an audience of 20 about the dark side of social media. Among other topics, Byrd addressed the allegation that all media is biased. As a journalism major writing for The Shield, I will admit it is a little annoying to have a prerequisite of sneaky, biased...

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