Windham, Willimantic, Bridgeport, and Hartford reject ‘unfair’ criticism

Windham (Willimantic), Bridgeport, and Hartford have been dogged by negative perceptions for decades. This was best exemplified by a 2016 viral video which counted down the alleged “ten worst” places in Connecticut. Which the video was heavily criticized, it is still online and racking up more and more views. Mieum Media reached out to the …

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Officials in New Haven, New Britain, and Meriden defend their cities

In 2016, the cities of Meriden, New Haven, and New Britain were all targeted in a viral video about Connecticut’s supposed “worst places.” The video may have been considered “unfair” by some, but given its view count, it is hard to argue that it does not prey upon decades-old stereotypes in the state. Mieum Media …

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Mayors of Derby, New London, and Waterbury fight back against stereotypes

The Connecticut cities of Waterbury, New London, and Derby were claimed to have been amongst the “worst places” in a popular viral video, which has been criticized for its accuracy. Mieum Media touched base with the mayors of the ten cities implicated in the video to push back on conventional wisdom. Today, we speak with …

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Debunking “The 10 WORST PLACES in CONNECTICUT explained” viral video

Several years ago, a video claiming to count down the “ten worst places” in Connecticut went viral. It played heavily on prevalent stereotypes and many have criticized its lack of accuracy. Mieum Media explores the video’s alleged methodology, its creators, and more! Over the next few weeks, Mieum Media will be publishing interviews with elected …

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What is the future of the No Tolls CT movement?

No Tolls CT has grown considerably over the past year due to opposition from many to re-implementing tolling on Connecticut highways. But how has it grown as a movement? And what does its future hold? For answers, we attended their biggest event yet: a protest called “Save Our State (S.O.S.)”, hosted on the steps of …

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We asked elected officials what books they read in their downtime. Here’s what they told us

What books do the politicians who represent you read? Out of pure curiosity, Mieum Media contacted the offices of elected officials who represent the people of Connecticut to find out what they read in their downtime. We reached out at least four times or until we received a response from the over 200 offices that …

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Transgender people from CT can change their birth certificate. We talked to someone who did

Did you know that transgender people from Connecticut can change the information on their birth certificates?  Transgender rights are an increasingly mainstream topic in the United States. However, the transgender experience is frequently more complex than its portrayal in the media. We spoke with Garrett Garborcauskas, a scientist born and raised in Connecticut, who is …

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