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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Although we already live in a digital age, the pandemic made us even more reliant on technology than ever before.

The need for digital knowledge is more important than ever

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat
Published March 6, 2021

We’ve all heard the short explanation for how computers work: ones and zeroes. There is electricity involved, algorithms, and some processing units that...

The lack of advertising is the root of digital media companies’ financial insecurity. / Photo by Emily Oliver

Op-ed: Resisting the biggest threat to digital journalism

By Katie Schmidt
Published February 5, 2019

Journalists have faced a grim past few weeks—and this time it’s not because of some Orwellian statement made by President Donald Trump. Last week,...

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