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WATCH: Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about immigration and journalism

WATCH: Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about immigration and journalism

Amherst Wire Staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Campus, WireTV

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke with UMass Journalism students Tuesday morning as part of his day-long visit to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Vargas spoke about undocumented immigrants, his journalism career and the sanctuary city movement. Vargas was interviewed by UMass Journalism...

Professors and Politics: Sheldon Goldman discusses civil liberties

Professors and Politics: Sheldon Goldman discusses civil liberties

Amherst Wire Staff
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Showcase, WireTV

Professors discuss politics and policy in the era of Trump.

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Third time’s the charm: UMass hires Matt McCall as head coach

Third time’s the charm: UMass hires Matt McCall as head coach

Cameron Merritt, Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Showcase, Sports, WireTV

University of Massachusetts Amherst Athletic Director Ryan Bamford welcomed Matt McCall their third men's basketball coach of the month at a press conference Thursday night.

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Amherst Wire Office Chat: Mongabay Editor Erik Hoffner

Amherst Wire Office Chat: Mongabay Editor Erik Hoffner

Amherst Wire Staff
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Amherst Wire spoke with Erik Hoffner of Mongabay on Facebook Live.

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Professors and Politics: Musgrave and Curtis

Professors and Politics: Musgrave and Curtis

Amherst Wire Staff
March 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, WireTV

Professors Paul Musgrave and Diane Curtis discuss politics and policy in the era of Trump.

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Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Amherst Wire Staff
February 16, 2017
Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Watch our live broadcast of "They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump."

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VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

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VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

Morgan Hughes
February 7, 2017
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, WireTV

In this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Morgan Hughes and Jackson Cote, Southwest residents react to the Super Bowl victory.

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Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Amherst Wire Staff
November 9, 2016
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Politics, Showcase, WireTV

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

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Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Amherst Wire Staff
November 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Politics, Showcase, WireTV

Local voters sat for video interviews with University of Massachusetts Amherst journalism students in the weeks leading up to the election.

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One guitar out of a 100

One guitar out of a 100

Ron Garza, Contributor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Broadcast News, Multimedia, Profiles, Showcase, WireTV

“When I heard about the guitar being stolen, I could hear it in her voice. She really was devastated.”

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