JOURNALISM

U.T Student Cartoonist Stephanie Eisner Fired over Trayvon 'Colored Boy' Drawing

The Daily Texan, a University of Texas student newspaper, has fired Stephanie Eisner, one of its staff members, because of an editorial cartoon addressing the Trayvon Martin case, reported MSN News. The student was dismissed from the publication on Thursday, two days after the illustration first appeared on the Opinion page of newspaper.

Celebrities At The Annual GLAAD Media Awards (PHOTOS)

The 2012 annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards in New York Saturday brought together celebrities, corporate partners, media professionals and young adults in order to support the organization's aim to amplify the voice of the LGBT community and achieve full equality.

March Madness 2012: Best Apps For Android, iOS

As part of the pre-tournament preparations, tech-savvy fans are loading their smartphones with a large ensemble of NCAA March Madness apps that recently hit the market. March Madness apps from Google Play and the Apple App Store are helping fans of the tournament keep track of their bracket in company pools and also giving smartphone users the most up-to-date information about games in the tournament.

Andrew Breitbart’s Websites Relaunched under One Banner Along with Final Column

The late conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart was known for taking on what he identified as liberal bias in the media, government, the entertainment industry and anti-war activism. Before his death last week, he had been working on a monolithic portal for his various web outlets, something he referred to as Breitbart 2.0.

Sandra Fluke Sparks Debate on Sexual Health of University Students

Thanks to Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, the sex life of students, and women, has become the new hot topic. Called to testify for the defense of Democratic leaders and their contraception mandate, Fluke argued the health of women takes precedence over religious liberty.

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Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton Extending NBC Contract

Having a former President for a father and the current Secretary of State for a mother has gotten Chelsea Clinton far in life. According to Fox News, Clinton plans to extend her contract with NBC News to work on special segments for the shows Rock Center and Nightly News, despite negative feedback from viewers and fellow journalists.
The Anonymous Flag

Anonymous Hackers Attack Wall Street Journal Facebook Pages with ‘Comment Flash Mob’ [VIDEO]

Anonymous Kollektiv, a German affiliate of the hacktivist group Anonymous launched what they called a comment flash mob on Feb. 21 against the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) in response to an article in the WSJ discussing claims made by NSA director General Keith Alexander that the group is growing in strength and could have the capability to shut down the U.S. power grid in one or two years.
Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin: Who Was American War Correspondent Killed in Syria? [VIDEO]

Celebrated American war reporter Marie Covlin died in a shelling attack in Syria on Wednesday. Known for her ardent willingness to report from the front lines for Britain's Sunday Times, the 55-year-old reporter had covered conflicts in dangerous war zones. Colvin was killed when a shell attack hit a Syrian army building that had been turned into an impromptu press center in the Baba Amr area of the besieged city of Homs, Syria. Take a look at her last dispatches from Syria.
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