Tuesday, December 18

The internet has made it easier for false narratives to be spread, one example being the Trump administration’s decision to share a doctored video. It's therefore important that students be given the tools to critically decipher the media. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Media literacy GE classes necessary to help students navigate modern platforms

What do you get when CNN’s Jim Acosta, President Donald Trump’s administration and a doctored video enter the national news media? A new low in our post-truth reality. Read more...

Photo: The internet has made it easier for false narratives to be spread, one example being the Trump administration’s decision to share a doctored video. It's therefore important that students be given the tools to critically decipher the media. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The internet has made it easier for false narratives to be spread, one example being the Trump administration’s decision to share a doctored video. It's therefore important that students be given the tools to critically decipher the media. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)



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No Offense, But: Conferences and cop scooters

“No Offense, But” is back in your podcast feeds for the year! Join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti and Opinion columnists Abhishek Shetty and Chris Busco as they examine the biggest events of the midquarter: the annual National Students for Justice in Pales- tine conference and a viral video of UCPD face-planting from its scooters. Read more...

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Editorial: USAC’s lack of transparency creates dangerous precedent

“Early Wednesday morning, leaders of the undergraduate student government made a decision to deny hundreds of assembled community members basic information necessary in assessing their student government.” That’s what the Daily Bruin Editorial Board wrote in 2014 after that year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council used a secret ballot to cast a vote on a resolution about divesting from companies that profit from Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. Read more...

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