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Opinion | WW3 memes show a dangerous lack of understanding

Opinion | WW3 memes show a dangerous lack of understanding

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

January 12, 2020

Making memes out of political chaos is not the same as turning lemons into lemonade.

Shock over memes doesn’t mean much

(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By Brian Gentry | Columnist

February 2, 2018

When news broke last week that some members of Pitt College Republicans were participating in a private GroupMe that shared racist memes, headlines may as well have read, “College students say something racist — again.” A Twitter account called “Racists @ Pitt” published screenshots from the ...

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but memes should never hurt us

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Neena Hagen, For The Pitt News

November 9, 2017

The Senate is used to strange occurrences, but Nov. 1, our legislators discussed a group of memes which are purportedly evidence for Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. The U.S. intelligence community thinks the memes were part of a sophisticated network of propaganda used to suppo...

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