Miss WB/S: What’s Your Platform?

*Pageant Platform : A platform is the cause or organization a contestant promotes through her title and involvement with the pageant. http://www.misspa.org/become-a-contestant.html In my own words, a platform is something that you feel strongly about advocating for (or against!) or a cause that’s close to your heart! For me, as mentioned in my initial post, my…

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What the #$%! is Gerrymandering? 12 Things You Need to Know! ft Michael Scott

[DISCLAIMER: this post was a required assignment for my Advanced Tools for Newswriting Course.] Gerrymandering sucks. And if you live and Pennsylvania and don’t know what this is… You better learn.   1) Gerrymandering is unfairly dividing congressional districts and it used to make it easier for political candidates of certain parties to get elected….

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