Health

SF Bay Area Public Health Officials Order County Lockdowns

Public health officials in seven counties in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered lockdowns in their respective communities backed by full force of the law. This denotes that any individual found disobeying the restrictions imposed on the communities will be charged with misdemeanor, to be punished by way of fine and/or incarceration. The lockdown orders […]

Psychology

Does Loneliness Plague Today’s Elderly? – Not Really According to Recent Studies

Loneliness as an epidemic is one of many research subjects being funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Doing so helps government health agencies devise measures that will enable people to break the dangerous cycle of depression loneliness. Although previous reports suggested that loneliness is prevalent among the elderly, two recent but separate studies […]

Journalism Media

Yellow Journalism – The Kind of News Reporting that Changed the Course of American Politics

Many news coming out of the social media has been likened to an age-old publication phenomenon known as “yellow journalism.” it is the kind of news reporting that albeit not having much substance or confirmation of the veracity of the news it carries, strongly draws many readers. Inasmuch as social media reporting has the capability […]

Journalism

An Australian Journalist Experienced the Difficulty of Covering Trump as Primary Source of News Info

Although the incumbent U.S. president Donald Trump, keeps the news world alive with news developments, not many are aware that those out in the field and assigned to cover Trump’s official activities find it difficult to carry out that particular task. Lenore Taylor, an Australian journalist and editor of The Guardian Australia came to understand […]

Journalism Media

Trump’s “Fake News” Rhetoric Inspires Authoritarian Countries to Enact Fake News Laws

Trump continues to use the phrase “fake news” whenever confronted with reports about his and his administration’s untoward and unconventional behaviors. Journalists are concerned that while other foreign autocratic leaders are now also into using Trump’s “fake news” as their own cudgel to discredit press reports, the proliferation of real “fake news” in the U.S. […]

Journalism

Types of Journalism to Engage in as Profession

Journalism is a profession in which a writer investigates and reports events by way of print, broadcast or web-based media. Events can be anything that carry useful, significant or critical information that is of interest to different people. Topics of interest may arise out of current issues, concerns or trends that may be political, economic, […]