Credible Reporting vs. Complete Reporting: The Importance of Context in Social Media Journalism

In the age of digital reporting, journalists feel pressure to break news as soon as it happens. When being the first to report on an event becomes a newsroom's priority, is anything lost or compromised in the journalism profession? Christine Loman, Social Media Editor at Syracuse.com, says even in the age of fast-paced social media … Continue reading Credible Reporting vs. Complete Reporting: The Importance of Context in Social Media Journalism

Women’s Health Care Protections Under Threat by Trump Administration

The Trump administration announced today it is rescinding the Obama-era Affordable Health Care Act requirement that all employers must provide health coverage which covers birth control for its female employees. Employers can now easily claim a moral or religious objection to providing such coverage, leaving women at an increased risk of having no access to … Continue reading Women’s Health Care Protections Under Threat by Trump Administration

Vegas: At least 59 dead, hundreds injured. Why won’t we call this terrorism?

The unspoken white privilege in being characterized as a "lone wolf" gunman. The Attack On the evening of Sunday, October 1 in Las Vegas, a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a country music concert from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. So far, the death toll is recorded at 59, with … Continue reading Vegas: At least 59 dead, hundreds injured. Why won’t we call this terrorism?