Category: Features

The Danger of Being a Foreign Corresponder

The Danger of Being a Foreign Corresponder

Foreign correspondents schooled in tough lessons.  By Erian Amor De Los Reyes During the Ebola crisis in 2014, newscasts from several stations acted fast and sent their foreign correspondence teams to cover the story. Reporter teams toiled alongside one another — and amongst the infected. In the midst of the cramped and densely populated city of Monrovia, Adrienne Arsenault travelled halfway […]

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Breaking Barriers: Surviving Freelancing in Canada

Breaking Barriers: Surviving Freelancing in Canada

As technology is shaping the way people consume and share information, a new generation of journalists is coming into the workforce, bringing with them a more diverse and inclusive mindset, which some say is a stark contrast to the makeup of the traditional newsroom. This new generation also faces challenges that their predecessors did not. By Ashly July For journalists […]

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MODERN MEDIA WITCH HUNTS

MODERN MEDIA WITCH HUNTS

  By Robert Williamson   Facing death by hanging, he cried, “How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul, leave me my name!” John Proctor, after suffering through a court of public opinion to determine whether or not he conducted ‘witchcraft’, refused the label bestowed upon him. The town of Salem saw his refusal to […]

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Courtesy of Reuters

Trump: The inauguration of a New Era

One of the biggest changes in the White House has been the way the Executive branch has been interacting with media since taking office. The media, which has been declared the Enemy of the people from the highest office, has come under fire with allegations of fake news and misleading the American people. Organizations like the New York Times and […]

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Predators of the Press

Predators of the Press

Fighting for press freedom. By Helena Shlapak  In Peru, most of the media outlets are owned by El Comercia (the oldest newspaper in Peru and one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world), the news is heavily biased towards the government. “The problem is that, because they are a bigger company, somehow they looked for their own interests. They […]

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