The Parthenon

Frame By Frame Screening at Marshall University

Taylor Poling, reporter

September 17, 2015

A screening of the documentary film, “Frame By Frame”, will be shown at Marshall University, this Friday at 3:00 p.m. The film covers four Afghan photojournalists in post-Taliban Afghanistan after they received protected free press rights in 2001. “When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking...

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

In this Baltimore Sun video, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, along with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,  discusses the events leading up to the death of Freddie Gray. Batts said on behalf of the police department, “we will get better.”


April 20, 2015

A Baltimore man has died from a spinal injury following his arrest, but the problem is that no one knows how he got these injuries. Police say when Freddie Gray was arrested and put into a police van April 13, he was able to speak, but when he was taken out of the van 30 minutes later, he could not talk...

Campus controversy and biased news

Campus controversy and biased news

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

April 8, 2015

Controversy creeps up on campus in the most interesting ways sometimes. All it took was a poster about privilege in the freshman dorm hung by the resident adviser of that floor to get an entire article on the Campus Reform website denouncing the poster and its creator. Because this is a feminist-themed c...

Journalism Fail


April 7, 2015

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism released a tragic report of media malpractice Sunday in relation to a Rolling Stone article about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia, which forced the magazine to retract the article. Jann S. Wenner, publisher of Rolling Stone, however, said the...

Brian Williams’ suspension reminds journalists to speak more carefully


February 12, 2015

Among the most prominent stories bannered across news websites recently involves Brian Williams recent suspension from NBC Nightly News. The suspension stems from an incident that occurred to Williams in 2003 while reporting on the war in Iraq, a story that was later revealed as false. Although it i...