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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness Month/Week should be more than posting “you’re not alone” on social media. Taking care of your mental health is more than just “staying hydrated,” “getting fresh air,” “talking to your friends,” and “getting some sleep.” While those are all good things to do, taking care of your mental health is a lot… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness

JOUR 4250

Content Analysis of AltPress.com

I examined and analyzed the content of Alternative Press’ online news section. I looked at their featured stories on AltPress.com from April 17 to April 30, 2018 to see how gender was represented in these articles. Alternative Press is a news and magazine publication that covers music genres ranging from rock to pop punk to… Continue reading Content Analysis of AltPress.com

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#MeToo Movement in the Alternative Music Community

  The #MeToo movement is something that has gained a lot of momentum in all different types of communities in the past year. It has encouraged a lot of women and men to come forward with their sexual assault and harassment stories that unfortunately a lot of people have. I am a part of the… Continue reading #MeToo Movement in the Alternative Music Community

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Online Gaming and Hate Speech

Hate speech occurring during online gaming is an issue that the gaming community faces. Hate speech is words that are motivated by a group prejudice intended to physically or psychologically harm someone based on their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. In the gaming community, there is little that is being done to stop hate… Continue reading Online Gaming and Hate Speech