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President Donald Trump and Joe Biden have a different approach towards the vaccine. In this TikTok that I created I show small clips of each of them explaining how they feel about it. President Trump believes that a vaccine would be nice, but people should not depend on it. According to him, “Things go away without a vaccine.” Joe Biden, however, encourages the people of America to take it if the scientists say so. He believes that people should take it whether or not they have symptoms. Click the link below to see what they had to say.

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Deepfakes and doctored images are still surfacing the web in 2020. With technology advancing, it is becoming a bit difficult to distinguish between real and fake news sometimes. In this year’s election, there were a few deepfakes that surfaced the web.

According to Chapter 4 of The Verification Handbook, technology has been constantly progressing since 2005. It brings an exponential rise in the use of social media and phones. With this new rise, it is also becoming easier to track down the source, location, etc. …

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With there being 32 million Latinos eligible to vote in this year’s election, most of this growth came from Young Latinos. Approximately 3.6 million Latinos became of age to vote from 2016. Hispanic Millennials and Gen Z are being known to be the “generation of change.”

They are trying to get their voices heard and stand up for those who can’t. Race and how COVID-19 has impacted the Latino community are the main two issues that they are considering when going to the polls to vote.

On Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, I had the chance to speak and interview…

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Journalism in social media today can be beneficial and unreliable for many people. It can be unreliable because it can lead to “fake news.”

Often, we see many journalists who rush to get a story out so they can be first, before confirming all of their information. It can harm people and their reputation and worry others.

An example of a journalist caring about being the first is when Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gigi passed away in a helicopter accident back in January 2020. A reporter for TMZ was so worried about being the first to let people know…

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The year 2020 will mark a special year for Latinx voters. It is projected that around 32 million Hispanics are eligible to vote in the 2020 election before election day in November. Now that Generation Z is eligible to vote as well, most of the Generation Z that is registered to vote is Hispanic.

Many Hispanic voters were affected deeply during this pandemic. It has harmed their personal finances and relationships. Spouses had to take away from their savings in order to survive and live day to day. …

I have complied live tweets and context from the Vice Presidential Debate 2020. Take a look at my Wakelet to see what you might have missed and to get some good quotes from VP Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris.

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Journalism is exceeding in social media today due to the audience. This is a bond that often gets overlooked or not looked at, at all.

The purpose of journalism is to inform people daily. When people respond, tweet, and share, they are engaging with their journalist. This is an ideal relationship for journalists. They want to get their stories heard and shared. It starts to become a conversation and engagement with their community.

In Anthony Adornato’s “Mobile and Social Media Journalism,” he mentions that stories that journalists end up covering are all about an ongoing conversation with the audience. …

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Journalism is constantly changing over the years. It is being distributed via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. There was a cultural shift in journalism when smartphones were first starting to come out. It gave people quicker access to news and ads by browsing the web through their phones.

The new cultural shift in journalism is now social media. Almost everyone has it, whether they use it to connect with friends, family, create a brand, promote a business, or get access to news. Social media gives journalists a way to interact with their audience or to target a specific audience. …

This hallway is usually packed around 7:20 am with so many people. The building managers have added stickers to stay 6-feet away from the other person.

As of March, the city of Houston has gone on lockdown due to a global pandemic affecting many families financially, emotionally, and physically.

The Coronavirus has kept families from going to work, going to school, visiting family or friends and more. In early May, Governor Abbott lifted quarantine and allowed businesses to reopen and return to office

A father of three and an attorney at Beck Redden LLP shared his feelings on returning to the office and sharing strategies on how he continues to stay safe while working during a pandemic.

Marcos Rosales enters the building with gloves and a…

Cecy Garcia

Broadcast Journalism student at the University of Houston | CoogTV Reporter | Telemundo Brand Ambassador | Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram: @cecygnews

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