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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

When they say ‘Journalism Against the Odds’

Natalie Parks February 26, 2021

What they mean is that when the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Kentucky, I was eating dinner. I had just left the interview at which I was selected as editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel for...

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Letter to the Editor

John C. Higgins February 5, 2020

The recent Kernel article entitled "UK's Female Deans Are Paid Less" is an intentionally divisive non-sequitur when compared to its content. The data presented in the article is only a small part of the...

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The rise of online misinformation and how we can fight it

Haley Blackburn September 30, 2019

Everyone has come across a Facebook post or Twitter thread which seems so outlandish that no one in the world could possibly believe it.  Despite this, someone on the worldwide web believed the article,...

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Myths around organ donation are merely excuses

Kellsie Kennedy February 14, 2019

The Atlantic website reports in one article that, “…about 45 percent of American adults are registered organ donors…”  This statistic might make it seem as though there are plenty of organ donations....

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New York Bill a necessary step forward for education

February 12, 2019

The New York Times reported on Feb. 1 that, after the passage of a new bill, New York is joining California and Colorado and will now allow its teachers to be evaluated based on a school district protocol...

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Give back all year, not just at Christmas

December 24, 2018

Christmas is upon us once again, but don’t worry: I’m not here to give you a “top 10 ideas for giving back” article. It’s become cliché to “give back at the holidays." Articles abound with...

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The Statue I Celebrate

Sarah Ladd August 24, 2018

The New York Times reported Thursday that Alice Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to cover the White House, will get a 6-foot statue at the Newseum, a Washington museum that celebrates the press...

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