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OPINION: Cable TV is the past; streaming is the future

OPINION: Cable TV is the past; streaming is the future

Anya Marquardt September 25, 2022
#OPINION: Streaming services now provide a wider variety of entertainment compared to cable, cater better to the busy schedules of today’s younger populations and are also producing better quality television due to higher budgets.
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Visiting School of Journalism professor Alan Alda was given the Lifetime Achievement Award. Alda is the 55th recipient of the prestigious award. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Actor and visiting SBU professor Alan Alda wins lifetime SAG award

Emily Clute February 18, 2019
At the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Alan Alda, visiting professor in the School of Journalism and actor, was the 55th recipient of the Life Achievement Award, the most prestigious award given for both career achievement and humanitarian efforts.
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Gianna Toboni, left, with Kai Shappley, right. Shappley is a transgender 5-year-old who spoke to Toboni for the VICE episode Trans Youth that airs tomorrow at 11pm. PHOTO COURTESY OF HBO

HBO’s ‘VICE’ returns with its fifth season

Thomas James March 2, 2017
"VICE," the Emmy Award-winning news program, has returned to HBO with its fifth season.
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The Last Gold is a documentary film about the 1976 US Womens swim team. PHOTO CREDIT: SWIMMING WORLD

Staller screens untold story of ’76 Summer Olympics women’s swim team

David Pepa January 22, 2017
As Stony Brook students dive into the spring semester, they can come and enjoy a screening of “The Last Gold” at the Staller Center on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m..
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Next on Netflix: Fargo is a go

Next on Netflix: Fargo is a go

Ryan Williams October 12, 2015
Following its successful debut last year, “Fargo” returns Monday, Oct. 12 at 10 p.m. with another ten-episode season.
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After the Emmy Awards, television ratings still apply

Nicole Bansen October 15, 2012

As the season continues to change, there are three things students can expect—colder weather, midterms and great TV. For those who can take a break from studying to watch a few shows, there are some...

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