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Netflix original show’s are affecting the way Americans watch television, PRO

Mason Rockfellow, Photo Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Since Netflix has entered into the streaming realm, weekly episodes cable and local television stations seem to be losing the viewer’s interest with Netflix now producing its own series. I hate when a new show comes out or the season premiere of a show that you have been watching comes out. The first episodes are always slow and leave you hanging, only for you to wait... Read more »

Netflix original show’s are affecting the way Americans watch television, CON

Chris Miller, Reporter

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Many people consider Netflix to be the superior entertainment option over TV because Netflix provides a wide variety of its own original series only viewable through Netflix on top of already aired TV shows. But what those people seem to forget is, most of the shows that people enjoy watching on Netflix originated from TV, not Netflix. Sure, Netflix has some awesome original... Read more »

TV show is good summer indulgence

Jason Reed, Reporter

September 12, 2013

Filed under Reviews

People seem to be amazed by different things every summer.  It could be a vacation, going to a place you haven’t been in a long time, or just visiting a place for the first time ever. Last summer, going to Hawaii for the first time was just the way they advertise it on television, the women, the beaches and the price for staying.  But this summer I decided to stay put in... Read more »

Boy Meets World reboot won’t win me over

Samantha Briggs, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In an attempt to relive the good television of the 1990s, the Disney Channel is rebooting the well-loved television series “Boy Meets World.” “Boy Meets World” followed the lives of Cory Matthews played by Ben Savage, his best friend Shawn Hunter played by Rider Strong, and Cory’s girlfriend Topanga Lawrence played by Danielle Fishel.  The trio tries to survive... Read more »

Television news needs to take journalism seriously

Staff

October 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Television news has lost its way, now creating the news where it should be reporting it. In the style of P.T. Barnum, television news now creates events rather than relying on the facts and like Barnum they are doing it for money. One tragedy is raised up and another is ignored, and the very idea of discourse is the casualty. Take the Casey Anthony case, for example,... Read more »

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