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Jose Paolo Olivar
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As far as I'm concerned, it's a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity. - Hunter S. Thompson
As far as I'm concerned, it's a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity. - Hunter S. Thompson

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Making a Video With Magisto: Wildcat MMA [Video]
A previous assignment I had required me to create an Instagram Essay related to my beat.  For the assignment, I had to produce a minimum of five photos that tell a story about something related to my MMA beat.  I used to take a class with a couple of MMA fi...

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UFC & Twitter: How to compete with mainstream sports 101
The birth of social media has dramatically changed the landscape of communications. Because of social media, big corporations can no longer stifle the airwaves. The avenue of how to reach one's audience has grown significantly.  A smaller corporation can no...

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UFC Fairfax: #punchesandpancakes
Last weekend's featherweight extravaganza featured two of the best fighters in Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas head-to-head, to decide the next title challenger in arguably the most stacked division in the UFC. Mendes would end the fight in devastating fashio...

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UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas Predictions
After giving featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo, the most competitive fight of his UFC career, number one contender Chad "Money" Mendes returns to action to face fellow top five contender Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas. With Aldo set to tangle with Connor McGregor ...

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Twitter and the Fight World
With another installment of UFC Fight Night just one day away, MMA fans are clogging up people's social media news feed with predictions of who they think will win this weekend. Twitter has been a great tool for fans because it is one of the best outlets to...

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The Josh Neer Dilemma: To fight a civilian or not
Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran Josh Neer, was in the center of a controversy last month, after he posted a video on YouTube that showed him beating up a civilian in his MMA gym in Iowa. As expected, Neer's video went viral instantly, with a number of MM...

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Hunting for a Tweet: An exercise on using twitter as a journalists
By Jose Olivar & Julie Ortega Twitter is an important tool for any one who wants to be a journalist.  One of the key things that a journalist must learn to do in order to be successful, is being the first person to report a breaking news. One of the best wa...

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Piktochart: An Overlooked Necessity
The longer I go to school, the more I realize that to make it in any career path, there are key actions that one must need to do.  Every professor, every key speaker, every one who isn't a student who talk in front of every class drive in the same key point...

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#PED: Fighters react on UFC's new drug substance policy
Dana White and Co. has had enough. As a response to the recent spike in numbers of MMA fighters testing positive for performance enhancing drugs, UFC President Dana White, and company owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta, made drastic changes to the UFC's drug...

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A Day In The Orion
The Orion is a student run news publication for Chico State University College. They currently have 80 Journalism and Public Relations students who are producing content for the publication. The following photos shows a day in the life of an Orionite, as Pu...
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