Monthly Archive: October 2012

Profile: Grant Muessel 0

Profile: Grant Muessel

 Journalism senior Grant Muessell Grant Muessel sat up straight with eyes wide open throughout his four-hour journalism class. He was making sure he didn’t miss a word of the professor’s lecture. But his passion...

Profile: Rhiannon Root 0

Profile: Rhiannon Root

Story and Photos by Jim Tully Rhiannon Root knows that change is something that takes time.  It doesn’t happen in an hour. It doesn’t happen in a day. And it doesn’t happen after one...


Voter turnout growth means busy election night for Shively

Video by Grant Muessel, NewsNetNebraska [youtube][/youtube] After Lancaster County Election Commissioner Dave Shively reduced the number of polling sites in the county by 12 percent to streamline the process, many polling precincts in northern...


The women’s influence in the 2012 presidential election

Video By Laura Smith, NewsNetNebraska [youtube][/youtube] With the 2012 presidential election having many issues dealing with women, could the women’s vote determine the 2012 election? News Net Nebraska’s Laura Smith gets the opinions on...

Profile: Narges Attaie 0

Profile: Narges Attaie

Senior broadcast major Narges Attaie.   Story and photo by Matt Knudsen, NewsNetNebraska Narges Attaie always wanted to be an actress. “People will talk bad about you,” her mother warned. “Why don’t you become...

Fischer, Kerrey meet for final Nebraska U.S. Senate debate 0

Fischer, Kerrey meet for final Nebraska U.S. Senate debate

Nebraska Senate candidates Deb Fischer and Sen. Bob Kerrey met for the third and final time Monday. NewsNetNebraska live-tweeted the debate.

Social makes a difference in Nebraska political campaigns 0

Social makes a difference in Nebraska political campaigns

Campaign 2012 may be the first time social networking friends and followers can actually make a difference for political candidates. But experts say candidates must actively use social networking sites to their advantage if...


Negative ads make up majority of campaign commercials

Video by Brandon Olson, NewsNetNebraska [youtube][/youtube] Negative campaign advertisements are nothing new. But just how prominent are these antagonistic ads? Negative advertisements make up about 80 percent of campaign ads in this election cycle. That...