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Impacts of “Fake News” on News Media

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – During my senior year at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, I worked a thesis project which researched the impacts of fake news on the mass media. This research was published to the Tennessee Research and Collective Exchange database. Through interviews with three journalism professionals, I found that fake news has altered the […]

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UT Students Stand United at the Rock

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On February 9th, the University of Tennessee joined together to reject racism and hate on campus.

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University of Tennessee Knoxville Chancellor Beverly Davenport prioritizes student success

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Chancellor Beverly Davenport began her tenure at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on February 15th, 2017. Her plans for the university focus on student and faculty success for the future. Published in conjunction with 

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Knoxville celebrates Dogwood Arts Festival

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – April kickoffs the Dogwood Arts Season with music, food, arts, and culture celebrations throughout Knoxville. Dogwood Arts strives to support local artists with more than 60 artists with displays in Market Square during the next few months. Published in conjunction with 

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Bees vanish across the world

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Bumblebees were added to the endangered species list under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this past month. In recent years the National Resource Defense Council reports that since 1990, 25 percent of the honey bee population has disappeared. Many crops such as almonds, avocados, onions, and apples are dependent upon the survival […]

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Governor Haslam proposes gas tax increase

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Governor Haslam proposes a seven cent increase in the gasoline tax in his state of the state address. The tax revenue pays for anticipated road and infrastructure projects across the state. The proposal raises the current tax to twenty-eight point four cents per gallon of gas. The Improve Act plans for a […]

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Governor Haslam proposes substantial education budget

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Each year a group of 32 university students lobby in Nashville before Governor Haslam’s State of the State Address. These students discuss the statewide outsourcing plan and how the university supports facility workers. Governor Haslam proposes a budget for higher education construction projects across Tennessee. Published in conjunction with 

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UT reflects on hate and bias during the fall semester

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Several acts of hate and bias have occurred this semester at the University of Tennessee. These hate and bias incidents make various campus communities feel disconnected. The University’s Bias Incident Reporting Team reports nineteen incidents of bias for this semester. Published in conjunction with 

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Student protest erupts at the University of Tennessee Knoxville after 2016 election

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Students at the University of Tennessee protest in response to the United States Presidential election.

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