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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

CTTV/NEWSCENE

CTTVNewscene is a national award-winning, weekly broadcast news show produced, directed and presented by Radio, Television & Film students at San Diego City College. It is the flagship program of the new CTTV, which is expanding its programming in the spring 2021 semester to include a mid-week show for Instagram.

Amazon Building

VIDEO: The pandemic causing an economic divide

The wealth of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos doubled, while unemployment soared
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 17, 2020
During the course of 2020 and the pandemic, the popularity of online shopping has been surging. Amazon has become a convenient way many people shop for their basic needs. 
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Zoomtopia

VIDEO: Zoom logged record-breaking year

The video conference platform is a rare winner during the pandemic
Assad Khalilzadeh, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 16, 2020
The pandemic has given the video conferencing platform Zoom the greatest boost in usage and popularity any business could hope for.
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Sofia Burke

VIDEO: COVID-19 makes history in 2020

The pandemic is the top news story of the year
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 11, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the entire world since its first confirmed case in the United States on January 21, 2020. The pandemic was selected as the top news story of the year.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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Empty classroom

VIDEO: College enrollment nationwide down due to COVID-19

Community colleges seeing the steepest impact from the pandemic
Devon Doane and Joel Garcia November 20, 2020
Student enrollment is down this year, especially in community colleges, across the country, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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Wilma Wooten

VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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A senior couple in front of a registrar of voter tent.

VIDEO: Ballots still being counted

Todd Gloria holds a lead in the race for mayor of San Diego
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020
Even with all the changes for the 2020 Election, Cynthia Paes, San Diego County’s Assistant Registrar of Voters, said that Election Day, and night, went by smoothly.
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Obama and Biden

VIDEO: Biden breaks record with most votes won

Biden leads Donald Trump in the race to 270
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
As the results of the 2020 presidential election continue to come in on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden broke former President Barack Obama’s record for most votes counted in the United States presidential election.
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NextGen Drags

VIDEO: Young voters turning out in record numbers in 2020

The polls close today at 8 p.m.
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 3, 2020
Athletes, celebrities, models and TikTokers alike are helping groups such as NextGen, When We All Vote and Rock the Vote engage young voters.
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Election graphic

VIDEO: Mail-in ballot deadlines explained

Confusion continues over rules that vary by state
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 30, 2020
As voters mail in ballots in record numbers, there is a lot of confusion among California voters about when their ballots should be turned in.
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SeaWorld

VIDEO: New state guidelines for theme parks released

The guidelines have sparked outrage among theme park officials, fans
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 23, 2020
Under a new set of state guidelines, major theme parks in the state cannot open until their host county has reached the least restrictive tier.
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Trump Biden Town Hall Ratings

VIDEO: Trump, Biden appear in competing town halls

The events were covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Christina Painton, Executive Producer, Newscene October 16, 2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden dueled it out in competing town hall meetings Thursday night.  
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