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We Are Women, Hear Us Roar

October 19, 2012

Should there be any doubt now that women can handle presidential debates, as well as men?  That they can conduct a live television event that lasts for 90 minutes before an audience of 60 million viewers?  That they can be smart, bold and professional in dealing with the men who would be president and vice […]

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My 2011 Top Ten Black Hits and Misses

December 30, 2011

Add mine to the plethora of Top Ten lists that inundate us at every year’s end.  Mine is different.  It looks at men and women of African-descent, who unwittingly gave the image of black people a boost or a bust. Topping my winners and losers is the inimitable, would-be President of the United States HERMAN […]

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Sexploitation of the News

September 16, 2011

I can’t swear to the veracity of this incident but the faculty believes it happened.  As the story goes, one of the journalism graduates from my college applied for a job at a small television station.  The executive interviewing her asked if she had ever considered getting breast implants.  He reportedly asked that question?  Outrageous.  […]

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