Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Al Jazeera America: A new kind of news

By Stefan Herlitz

January 28, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Since the founding of Fox News Channel in 1996, the American news scene has remained essentially the same. Traditionally, Fox caters to conservative audiences, ABC, CBS and NBC cater to left-leaning audiences, MSNBC caters to lib...

Surveillance society or how wrong you were Mr. Orwell

By Max Calloway

November 21, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Why are you sitting reading this? Print is dead. Haven’t you heard? Everything that I will tell you in the next 783 words can be tracked down and sourced on the Internet. Every statistic I’ll reference has entire articles...

Think before You Inveigh

By Nikhil Rao

October 26, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We’re all quick to jump to conclusions. Whether we’re self-declared liberals or conservatives, registered Democrats, Republicans or Independents, we don’t hesitate to criticize the other side. When Warren Buffet wrote an...

The ‘toaster’ is overheating

By Lauren Vincent

March 7, 2011

Filed under Columns

Fair and balanced once actually meant fair and balanced. There was once a time, long, long ago, when journalism was the fourth estate and policies were made to protect the public interest. It seems like an unrealistic fantasy...