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About kristinlafratta

Writer, creator, visionary.

Social Media QUIZ: Where Do You Place?

After reading Jeff Jarvis’s “Public Parts,” I began to think a lot about my own social media image in comparison to my fellow UMass students. Am I an avid user? Moderate? I suspect that we as journalism students could potentially … Continue reading

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Wage Gap: Not Wide Enough for News

If meaning lies in media representation, we might as well toss the fight for equal pay in the trash. The Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill initiated in 2012 to protect equal pay for women, was rejected for the fourth time … Continue reading

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