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College Depression

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Art major Jordon Deutmeyer stands outside of the University of Northern Iowa Honors Cottage in December 2013

Accommodations are available for college students struggling with depression, but university counseling centers are struggling to keep up with the demand. Hear about an IowaWatch.org report on the difficulty these students experience including what is often a harsh stigma associated with being depressed. 
 
Also in this program, media political economist Robert McChesney has a bleak assessment of our new age of internet journalism.
 
“Rupert Murdoch, the greatest media imperialist of our era, the guy who’s had patience of decades to take over China. This is the guy who's given up on internet for journalism. It’s over, game, set match.”

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River