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Shock over memes doesn’t mean much

Shock over memes doesn’t mean much

By Brian Gentry | Columnist

February 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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

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

By Neena Hagen | For The Pitt News

November 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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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