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The fatality of public opinion

The fatality of public opinion

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Caroline Flack, best known as the host of popular television show Love Island: UK, died by suicide on Saturday, Feb. 15. Before her untimely death, Flack was facing charges of alleged domestic abuse against her boyfriend. As a result, her character was ripped apart by British media outlets and people...

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Editorial Board

August 27, 2019

Dear readers, We are The Paisano independent student newspaper. Our independence makes us unlike any other collegiate student publication in Texas. We are a non-profit. We own our building – The Paisano Media Arts Center. We provide the means to practice journalism at UTSA, as there is no academic...

Are we desensitized by news?

Information Overkill..
Thomas Leuthard 
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Jeremiah Hobbs

April 12, 2017

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” so called the paper delivery boy back in the day, before instant news streams and instant information. Back then, with only print newspapers to get news from, a 30-minute or one hour long slot for news in television and radio, an understanding existed that so m...

UTSA Talks Islam and Mass Media

November 18, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Rida Malik UTSA’s Muslim Student Association hosted a panel featuring Sana Saeed, a nonfiction writer and humorist for Al-Jazeera Plus, a news network that reports on humanitarian and political issues around the world. For Friday’s panel, however, she came representing ...

Editorial: To the masses: how to handle ‘tragedy’

April 23, 2013

On Monday, April 15, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over 200. Many deemed this a tragedy. The same day, over 100 Syrians lost their lives due to the violence of their war torn country. Tragedy is all around us. Violence occurs everywhere.Trage...