Junior Emma Baker was named the Student Life editor-in-chief for the 2020-2021 year by the Washington University Student Media Inc. board of directors at their annual banquet Saturday, Feb. 17.
The ability to narrate one’s unique perspective effectively while also appealing to the higher masses has always been a useful skill for journalist Aisha Sultan.
Every day, millions of Americans begin their days listening to the same voice. The New York Times’ podcast “The Daily” has become something of a cultural phenomenon, with over eight million listeners every month, and, as the show’s brand has grown, so has the ubiquity of the phrase that opens every episode: “From the New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro.”
You can imagine my excitement when I heard Anderson Cooper was coming to speak on campus. And judging by the event turnout, I wasn’t alone.
Sean Penn earned the ire of journalists around the world when Rolling Stone published his article “El Chapo Speaks,” in which he told the story of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Journalists take issue with the article largely on the grounds of journalistic ethics: a condition of the article’s publication was Guzman’s approval.
The University College journalism department is in talks to develop a new program that would combine the ever-growing presence of digital media communications with the art of investigative storytelling.
In light of recent altercations between journalists and community members at Mizzou working to protect protesters, Student Life finds it necessary to address the differences between the rights of photojournalists and our ethical responsibilities.
On Aug. 20, the Qatari news network Al Jazeera launched Al Jazeera America, a new cable news network directed at American domestic politics. This marks the global news organization’s foray into the American market, with the ability to reach more than 40 million households (compared to the 4.7 million of Al Jazeera English).
When asthma prevented him from serving his mandatory two-year military service in Singapore, freshman Lee Kwok Hao found his own place on the front line as a naval journalist.
Integral to a successful democracy is an educated public. Initially, one of the main educators of the public was the media. Upon the conception of the printing press, and later newspapers, the media were resources in order to become more educated on important events surrounding citizens, allowing them to make better and more educated political decisions.
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