Category Archive: Media

Objectivity, False Equivalencies and Climate Change

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Let me set the scene for you. Experts contend that this is the pre-eminent subject of our time. At the core of it is the very survival of the human race. The evidence… Read More

Playing with a “boring” topic

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“Climate change is boring”. Ask a journalist why does he leave aside such an important topic and most of them would tell you that in half a second, without further details. There are… Read More

Race Narratives

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While reporters strive for objectivity, our work can never really reach that perfect non-biased view. It’s important to remember that journalists are also people in society, and are therefore susceptible to the influences… Read More

Race, Ferguson and America’s Future

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It ain’t easy being black in America. A simple glance at the data will tell you why. Let’s start with education. According to the National Centre for Education Statistics, high school graduation rates for… Read More

Why is there still racism in the media?

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I don’t know very much about race relations in America. I want that to be the first thing I say on the topic. It’s not that I don’t want to know, or that… Read More

EQUAL LIVING OPPORTUNITY AS IMMEDIATE NEED FOR BLACKS

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 By: Lila Ojha, Reviewed by Sepeedeh Hashemian Michael Brown lost his life because of an alleged confrontation with a police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. According to my personal understanding, it has to be made clear whether this is a race… Read More

“It is all because of this man”

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One year ago, during a journalism course at Boston University, I witnessed an ethical dispute over what it seemed to be an ordinary stock photo, representing a black girl biting a slice of… Read More

Colors As Visuals, Not Definitions

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Problems only arise when people decide there are problems. That being said, race should never be considered a problem, yet that idea is not globally recognized in 2014. Unfortunately, some people decide that… Read More

Corporate Stewardship

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Stewardship is the responsible planning and management of resources.  It’s not often that we think of large corporations in terms of stewardship, using resources wisely and making responsible choices.  It is more likely… Read More

Colbert Controversy

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by: Sophia Mayberry edited by: Derya Kaya This week a controversy erupted on twitter. The cable psudo-news talk show The Colbert Report tweeted “I am willing to show #Asian community I care by… Read More

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