Amateur Video and Today’s News

The quality of the video montage is fairly decent given the nature of the event. Private citizens shot the clips, which is unsurprising given the local evacuations. At certain points, the narration explained the in-the-moment events during Superstorm Sandy. The main purpose of the video montage was to inform the general public about how the […]

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Brick-and-Mortar Purchasing Surges, but E-Commerce Reigns Supreme in 2021

Consumer shopping trends have felt like a soap opera for the past year. Q1 of 2020 remained fairly steady with the previous year’s trends, but everything changed from 2020 Q2 forward. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Statistics, total retail sales rose around 7 percent from Q4 2019 to Q4 2020. But it’s the […]

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Alabama Becomes the Latest State to Implement Anti-Trans Sports Bill

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed House Bill 391 on Friday, April 23. The bill targets the participation of transgender youth in school sports. LGBTQ activists regard the bill as staunchly anti-transgender. The bill would ban students from participating in school sports that are consistent with their gender identity. The Alabama bill is not unique. Thirty […]

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Tornado Wrecks Havoc on Nine New York Homes

A tornado, featuring wind speeds up to 100 mph, struck New York on Wednesday, April 21. The tornado came in the wake of powerful thunderstorms. These thunderstorms progressed through the tri-state area Wednesday afternoon. The EF-1 tornado hit just south of Amenia, located near the Connecticut border. The Dutchess County town felt the powerful effects […]

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Plans Still Being Hotly Debated for Rebuilding Notre Dame

The Notre Dame cathedral was built between 1160 and 1260. The cathedral was dedicated to the virgin Mary, and the history of the cathedral’s survival is intense and legendary. The cathedral is considered to be one of the most refined examples of French Gothic architecture. The cathedral has gone through several modifications, and it has also lived […]

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Amateur Video and Today’s News

The video quality was astounding for an amateur. The narration over it along with all the perspective shots left nothing to be desired in the slightest. The civilian uses his experience and the explanation of it to warn future civilian about the power of typhoons, and what to do in case what hits. What they’re […]

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Amateur Video and Today’s News

The quality of the video was very good, even in the areas where regular citizens were filming it was good. However, there wasn’t a single role within the video, due to it was a mashup of the event itself and the response. The entire purpose of the video was to educate and inform on the […]

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Amateur Video and Today’s News

The quality of the video was pretty good considering it was taken by a civilian (it had to be) and it managed to capture the event as it was happening. The citizen’s purpose for recording this event was to document it in a sort of way for future sharing, whether that be with the news […]

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Amateur Video and Today’s News

The quality of the video is lackluster for a video to be posted on media, without professional cameras, but for an average civilian (which is what the angle leads you to believe) it is pretty good. However, with that being said there is a high possibility this was done with a definite purpose in mind. It could […]

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Adding Insult to Injury to the Brazilian Rain Forest

The Brazilian Amazon is still on fire. The fires that decimated the forest in the past year were no accident. Most of the land in the area has been cleared to create land for agriculture. With the forest occupying nine nations, deforestation rates are increasing. The agribusiness sector is the primary beneficiary of the deforestation. […]

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