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Spring 2017 Special Events: 2/21
Steinbeck Award 2017
Hearst Foundation Award
Putin offers proof Trump did not pass secrets to
"Obstruction of Justice?"
Pope canonizes children who witnessed Lady of
anniversary of the vision of Mary and miracles.
Story of Our Lady of Fatima
Bay Area TV News Anchor's Personal Mother's
Fortuitous Broken Arm Reveals Early Lung Cancer
At Most Curable Stage
20 State Attorneys General call for independent
Russian election interference
Wife of ESPN's Chris Berman Killed in Car Crash
Penn State fraternity members charged in student
Prosecutor describes how 12 hour college student drinking ordeal ends
Surprise & Historic Breaking News:
The man investigating the Trump
campaign ties with Russia is ousted.
President Trump fires the FBI Director James
CNN Legal Analyst:
"A Grotesque Abuse of Presidential Power"
More Media Coverage of the Stunning Firing
NY Times: 3/14/17
"Are We Raising Racists?"
Woke" - Dear White People (video)
"Dear White People"
College student lives mostly from the eyes of
Taped before the April 28th series premiere
Insights on Episode 105
Social Media 'Totally Racist' Outrage
May 8th: Huffington Post
Photo series “Simple Gifts”
celebrates San Jose State University’s Black
faculty National news article by JMC
Professor, Dr. D. Michael Cheers
National TV Report:
Songs of My People
Features an interview with Dr. Cheers
Former President Obama defends his healthcare
An exploration of the differing opinions from
Latino/Hispanic Americans including
personal insights on the annual American
Video produced by Sean Carino, Public Relations
More background info:
Unlike #OscarsSoWhite, Tony Awards more diverse
Trump on North Korean leader
President says he'd
be "honored to meet him" under right
Backlash from that remark
Co-President Steps Down
Demoralized network newsroom as racism/sexism
charges plague network.
4/26 CBS This
FOX News Racial Discrimination Case
Eleven current and former
employees filed a class-action lawsuit claiming
they subjected minorities in the company to
"abhorrent, intolerable, unlawful and hostile
FOX News Anchor joins company lawsuit
Kelly Wright, a black reporter and anchor who
has been with Fox
News since 2003 ,
claims that he "has been effectively sidelined
and asked to perform the role
of a 'Jim Crow' -- the racist caricature of a
Black entertainer. "
4/25 KPIX 5:
Special Olympics competition in Contra Costa
A couple hundred special education students
in track and field events in the Special
Olympics Northern California.
North Korea threatens to sink a
U.S. aircraft carrier
Trump's achievements questioned before 100 days
Former President Obama speaks at the Univ. of
American Airlines weekend incident under
Paris Terrorist Attack
NY Times "The Truth Is Hard" Campaign
was Bill O'Reilly fired from FOX News?
In the Age of "Fake News," Media Brands are
advertising to promote the importance of
Are you struggling with student debt?
Special JMC School advisory about help from SJSU
NBC BAY AREA: April 12, 2017
Two JMC School faculty on timely
social media reactions Including SJSU Profs. John Delacruz and
Airlines backlash after a passenger is dragged
off a flight
A public relations nightmare for
Video taken of incident on board the aircraft
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologizes for
the forcible removal .
White House Press Secy. Apologizes for Hitler
Disabilities among working-aged adults
Google accused of 'extreme discrimination'
against female employees
What is "Brain Hacking?" Video
Tech Insider on WHY You Should Care -
Gorsuch sworn-in as U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Americans approve of American attack on Syria
36% Disapproved; Only 18% favor troops
This Week: Global Religious Cultures in The News
Holy Week for Catholics & Christians
'Passover' - Historic Jewish Observance
Alabama Governor's Impeachment Hearing Begins
Over Sexual Misconduct in Office
How HRs should handle sexual harassment
Companies pull TV ads from top FOX News program
after reports of sexual harassment.
Gorsuch confirmed by Senate for U.S. Supreme
Ambassador hints more U.S. military action in
The woman NY Times reporter Trump talks to
President Trump's Mexican border wall proposals.
UCLA basketball player blames white players for
Legendary Newsman Ted Koppel:
Society - A 2017 Reality Check
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Police: Chicago teen gang-raped on Facebook Live
LA Latino immigrant communities:
Fewer sexual assaults
role of the first daughter at the White House
Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations
Two Russian Spies indicted for Yahoo! hacking
More than one billion customer accounts hacked
in 2013 and 2014.
House intel chair says 'No evidence of Trump
2005 Tax Return Leaked to Media
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow breaks the story
Corps responds to nude photos scandal
Latest White House
Intruder An SJSU Graduate
engineering grad from Milpitas charged after
scaling the fence.
'Meet A Muslim Day' in America
Aims to calm fears about Islam.
New Report: 54 Million
Americans Have Arthritis & Rising
CIA Deputy on New WikiLeaks Release of Secret
Michael Morrel says "This has to be an inside
March Is The Month To Celebrate Women
CNN profiles First Lady Melania Trump
CBS News Anchor Returns Monday 3/13 After Heart
Charles Rose underwent heart valve replacement
Canadian judge resigns after rape case sexist
House Republicans Finally Unveil
Replacement For Obamacare
CAIR reacts to Trumps new immigration ban
Islamic Relations reacts to the president's 2nd
FBI Director rejects Trump's wiretap charge
"No such wire taps" says Obama former National
Trump signs new travel ban that excludes Iraq
This time six Muslim majority countries access
to the U.S.
Most people support Russian link investigation
Explicit nude photos online of
"This behavior destroys morale,
erodes trust, and degrades the individual."
Supreme Court sends transgender
case back to lower court
"What if we checked The Bible
like we do our cell phones?"
hate crime victim in Washington State last
Stunning Trump claim:
Obama authorized secret electronic surveillance
White House spokeswoman says Trump concern needs
What's behind Trump's extraordinary accusation?
3/13 JMC School Hearst Award
Guest: (Background Info)
David Streitfeld's NY Times boss recently on CNN
Executive Editor on Donald Trump's
attacks on NYT.
Silicon Valley CEOs don't hide their distaste
NYC Times Editor talks about Trump minimizing
Trump's Attorney General reportedly met twice
with Russians before taking office
Sessions met twice with Russians and did not
New York Times:
Obama administration left evidence of Russian
Global Religious Cultural Experience:
What is Ash Wednesday & The Season of Lent
1.2 billion Catholics worldwide
2/28: Video Replay
PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESS TO CONGRESS
Viewers stunned by Trump speech
Major jeweler sued by hundreds of women
for sexual misconduct
Cancer rate increase for young adults
Muslim adviser quits Trump administration
First all Black cast wins Academy Award for Best
La La Land mistakenly named best picture
How the Oscars Mistake Unfolded on global TV
Oakland native wins Oscar for Best Supporting
Most Black winners at the Oscars
Mohammad Ali's son says he was religiously
profiled by immigration agents
PA college professor using DNA to bridge racial
Videotaped & edited in a Philadelphia suburb by
Dennis Richardson, a former
student of Prof. Rucker.
House bans several major news
organizations from Friday briefing.
CNN: "Unprecedented Act"
JMC School "Equal Time" Special Repor3
Top journalists respond to President
NY Times to air first time ad during Academy
"There's a national dialogue going on now about
facts and truth, and how does one know what the
Top federal aide
fired for criticizing Donald Trump last fall
Shermichael Singleton loses HUD job over October
An amazing day in history - Trump Press
President lashes out again at the media. Says
his staff is not in chaos.
Memorable lines from the extraordinary
"Day Without Immigrants" Protests Planned
who built the Internet forgot about bad guys in
Trump National Security Adviser
Resigns after only 22 days
Michael Flynn suddenly steps down after
2/11 CBS This Weekend :
Immigration crackdown sweeps across U.S.
CBS This Morning:
Trump administration deports mother/The new
Deported AZ mom vows to return to her children
Biological father pleas for custody of daughter
he's never met.
Unique Media Diversity
The First Time I Realized I Was Black
19 videos focused on network employee
White House spokeswoman
promotes Ivanka Trump's fashions on TV.
Possible ethics law violation for public
Court rules against President Trump's travel ban
All three Ninth Circuit federal judges
unanimously agreed the ban is unconstitutional.
The ruling means that citizens of seven majority
Muslim countries will continue to be
able to travel to the US, despite Trump's
executive order in January.
The president is expected to appeal this ruling
to the U.S. Supreme Court .
Cyber attack targeted Washington D.C. security
on Inauguration Day
VP casts tie-breaking vote in Senate
for controversial Secy. of Education choice.
First time a
Vice-President makes the difference in a
presidential cabinet choice.
Senate Dems works overnight in fight to stop
Education Secretary nomination.
Judges vigorously question lawyers
on the Trump Travel Ban
Travel Ban Arguments - What to know.
CNN spars with Trump spokeswoman
over White House false statements
Trump falsely accuses media of deliberately
reporting terrorists attacks.
Baseless claim media covers up terror attacks.
The Washington Post:
"True not every terrorist attack receives broad
TV Ratings: 111 million / Down
"Born The Hard Way" about immigration
"Daughter" about gender equality
Brands stir heated debate with political ads
84 Lumber viral Super Bowl Ad commentary
Super Bowl Ads -
CBS Focus Group:
Lady Gaga Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show
Game, Ads & Halftime Show invade social media
Super Bowl Ads: Media Industry
President Trump faces backlash for pre-Super
comparing U.S. to Russia's Putin
Tech companies join forces to stop Trump
Travel ban uproar
Violent protest at UC Berkeley makes national
strategist says the "country unraveling"
like in 1968 (Anti-War/Nixon protests)
Trump vows to repeal a federal law that stops
and non-profits from endorsing political
NBC announces anchor Tamron Hall
NABJ calls NBC replacing Tamron
with Megyn Kelly "whitewashing."
NABJ is the National Association
of Black Journalists
Diversity the New Norm in SB ads
Coke, 'America The Beautiful' & The Language of
Budweiser 2017 Stunning Pro-Immigration Focus
Early 2017 Ads On The Internet
Greatest Super Bowl Commercials Show
Trump fires Acting Attorney General
Christian groups concerned by refugee ban
Boy Scouts new transgender policy
Oprah Winfrey to join CBS '60 Minutes'
New Miss Universe
Crowds nationwide protest Trump immigration ban
Implications for America residents
Trump travel ban is "fear mongering"
Trump Muslim ban will keep an Oscar-nominated
director from the Hollywood ceremony
Important info about ban on Muslims
From the Council on
American-Islamic Relations, Bay Area
Women's Rights Marches Go Global
Right To Life March
China's spectacular Lunar New Year celebration
Silicon Valley prepares to take on President
over immigration agenda
Mary Tyler Moore opened the door for women
She incarnated the modern woman on TV
of the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show'
Dick Van Dyke reflects on his long-time friend.
Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield's kisses
actor Ryan Reynolds at the awards.
Stephen Colbert kisses Andrew Garfield
on CBS Late Show 2017
Texas Trump supporter leaves huge tip in
for an African-American waitress
Inauguration of the 45th President
January 20, 2017
President Trump: First 100 Days
First interview with Pres. Trump
Discussed immigration deportations, torture,
building the wall, letter from Obama, and more.
Transgender convicted for military document
has 35 year sentence commuted by President Obama
Achieving the Impossible
Chris Matthews MSNBC:
"A Mind Doesn't Have A Color.
Cast discusses the racism and
Black women's achievements
in the 1960s America.
Film s tar
Taraji P. Henson's
emotional speech after
winning the Screen Actors Guild Award.
Reactions to the film 2017 Release:
Growing up Black, Gay and Poor
Andre Holland discusses masculinity and
"Manchester By The Sea"
A study in male loss and love.
Casey Affleck & Michelle Williams reactions to
Based on the true story of
a real family experience.
Chicago police sued for excessive force
against a black university graduate student
Russian spies may have compromised
the Trump presidency with new personal
and business allegations.
Multiple government and intelligence officials
CBS News that an addendum to the classified
on Russia’s efforts to interfere in the U.S.
unverified details of potentially compromising
Russia has gathered on President-elect Donald
Emotional Farewell Address in hometown Chicago
World Champion Chicago Cubs to visit Obama
at the White House Monday, 1/16/17
and diverse cultures saw Election 2016
Produced by the daughter of JMC School
journalism professor, Dr. D. Michael Cheers.
Year in Review
A year to remember...and then some...
Prof Bob's hometown boys finally WIN
it all, first time since 1908!
Game 7 (Video)
TV ratings top 40 million, Biggest game
in 25 years
Most watched individual
telecast in 2016 after the Super Bowl.
City estimates 5 million people attend
Chicago Cubs championship parade & rally
The 7th largest gathering of human
beings in world history!
Check out the
Top 10 List of Human Gatherings
Cub Nation erupts
in great JOY!
The late Cub announcer
Harry Carey used to say...
"They're dancing in the streets of
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