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Trump, Sinclair Broadcasting, and the dangerous power of media conglomerates

Trump, Sinclair Broadcasting, and the dangerous power of media conglomerates

Drew Rosenblum, News Editor

April 16, 2018

Now I’m sure many readers are wondering what the quote from above is. Many have probably heard of the Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s supposedly controversial message, which some pundits are calling dangerous to our democracy. The quote above is the entire message that Sinclair Broadcasting Group pla...

Religion: An Opportunity For Learning

Religion: An Opportunity For Learning

December 7, 2017

As a college preparatory school that is not affiliated with any religion, Blake prides itself on pluralism and academic excellence. Although Blake is indeed not a religious institution, many students, teachers, and faculty members alike practice a wide variety of religions. Dialogue tends to be evaded mor...

Re-defining discourse

Maxine Whitely and John Miller, Editor-in-Chief and Business Manager

December 3, 2015

In the wake of national unrest about race relations on college campuses, discussions of the subject have naturally permeated into high schools, too. Uncomfortable, necessary conversations have graced our world through online mediums and face-to-face interactions. Our administration even felt it necessary ...

SOPA threatens internet freedom

Timothy Juang '12, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2012

On Wednesday, January 18, 2012, many of us had a profound realization: we are utterly dependent on Wikipedia. With over 10,000 websites that joined Wikipedia in the blackout to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), the day will be remembered as the largest Internet...

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