Category Archives: Journalism

“Sons of Anarchy” actor allegedly kills elderly woman before his death

Actor Johnny Lewis has allegedly beaten an 81-year-old woman to death shortly before taking a fall from a top level of his house. Officials are unsure of whether he committed suicide or the incident was an accident. They’re also unsure of where exactly he fell, or if drugs or alcohol was involved.

Actually, they’re unsure of whether or not it was actually Johnny Lewis to begin with.

…What’s going on right now?

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New parking meters were unexpected, but are here to stay

The Whitewater Common Council met Sept. 18 to discuss student parking at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, concerns about a possible invasion of the ash borer beetle, and the replacement of air conditioning units on the city hall building. Councilwoman Stephanie … Continue reading

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More skill sets needed for new jobs

In Thomas Friedman’s column “New Rules,” Friedman talks about children in Estonia who are being taught computer programming in schools beginning at age seven and ending at age 16. Friedman talks not so much about the fact that children are … Continue reading

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Website in Review: Life As MOM

Life As MOM is not your typical blog. With a mostly visually-attractive layout, Life As MOM is a website full of tips, recipes, how-to guides, and messages designed to enlighten, empower, and entertain mothers everywhere. “FishMom“, as the website owner/author … Continue reading

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Critiquing “The Onion”

  The Onion, with its highly inappropriate stories featuring public figures and indecent language, has been providing America with giggles and eye-rolls since 1988 when it was founded by Tim Keck and Christopher Johnson of UW-Madison. Originally a paper newspaper, … Continue reading

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Diffusing the Trolls

According to Patrick Thornton in the article “Expel Trolls, Racists and Promote Good User Comments on News Sites” (http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/97731/expel-trolls-racists-and-promote-good-user-comments-on-news-sites/), there are six main ways to prevent and discourage people from leaving meaningless, trolling comments on your websites and/or blogs. His first … Continue reading

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Orlando, Fl. Teen Murdered

This story was created in an attempt to educate about the completely unnecessary murder of Trayvon Martin. In case you haven’t seen the videos, this 17-year-old Florida boy was walking home to his father’s house from the convenience store, with … Continue reading

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