The American River Current

The Current aims to promote ethical journalism

Following frustrating interactions with American River College faculty members and staff, journalism students remind readers that journalism is an unbiased system of checks and balances.  (Photo Illustration by Oden Taylor)

February 25, 2020

We live in a world where it seems like everyone is afraid of fake news, bad publicity or “gotcha” journalism. This epidemic has been drastically aggravated in part by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. On a daily basis, Trump blasts out rapid-fire tweets making claims, among oth...

Opinion: The importance of staying informed

People should pay attention to the news even in depressing times. A student reads the ARC Current. (photo by Lidiya Grib)

Jared Smith

February 6, 2017

“The news is too depressing and too sad to read,” is a phrase that seems to be thrown around often these days. Yet without the news we would be lost. In fact, when the news is most depressing is when it’s most important to read and watch. We need to pay attention to the bad news. This way ...

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