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Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Organize Protest for Political Prisoners: A Photo Series

Black Lives Matter demonstrators write letters to political prisoners at Pioneer Park on August 28, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Gwen Christopherson, Photographer

September 9, 2020

Writing to Political Prisoners Speaking Up March to the Mural

Unrest in the City: A Photo Series

Salt Lake police officers in riot gear charge at protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ivana Martinez, Assistant News Editor

July 10, 2020

The Protest Painting the Streets Red The Police   [email protected] @lanavanna...

Christopherson: Instagram Is Finally Starting to Matter

An attendee to Equality Utah's 'Pride for Black Lives Matter' event records the crowd and speakers gathered at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City on June 14th 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Nain Christopherson and Mark Draper

July 5, 2020

Did you see the sky on the evening of June 4? It was exquisite — only believable because we live in a valley of perpetually pink sunsets. The moon seemed all the more vast for the pale blue lingering past 9:00. The clouds were quietly radiant against Salt Lake City’s bright green urban forest. A...

Juneteenth, SLC: A Photo Series

Attendees of the SLC Juneteenth celebration dance in front of the Salt Lake City and County Building on June 19, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mark Draper and Gwen Christopherson

June 20, 2020

Performers & Speakers Around the Park   Celebration

Letter to the Editor: Optional Pass or Fail is Not Sufficient

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By Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2020

  As of March 20, 2020, the University of Utah offered the option for students to opt for CR/NC (pass or fail) rather than a letter grade. At first glance, this optional grading system seems to accurately address the difficulty some students face during COVID-19 outbreak. However, by making CR/NC...

Christopherson: How to Handle Loved Ones Spreading Misinformation

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By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 14, 2020

  This semester, the University of Utah Honors College launched the project portion of a Praxis Lab called Truth, Deception and Information Disorder. You might have seen their lawn signs around campus (before the move to online classes, anyway) with reminders to “Think B4 U Tweet.” With its...

Tips for Spotting Fake News

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By Maddy La Turner, Investigative Editor, Copy Chief

April 14, 2020

  If you think digital media has brought about the age of fake news, you’re wrong. Did you know Edgar Allan Poe’s literary rival Rufus W. Griswold wrote an obituary full of falsehoods after his mysterious death which deeply shaded his reputation? Did you know Thomas Jefferson once said “that the man who never looks into a...

Teach ’em Young: Combating Misinformation with Media Literacy

Librarian Dale Larsen working showing how to do research online at the J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

April 14, 2020

  The rise of the novel Coronavirus pandemic is a shining example of the dangers that can ensue from the widening exposure of misinformation proliferated through social media.  Multiple outlets can be seen writing stories about the number of cases and deaths around the virus. However, very l...