Did the Media Fail Flint?

In the bitter cold of North Dakota, protesters facing rubber bullets, tear gas and vicious dogs continue to cry out, “water is life!” News coverage of the protestors’ struggles has been thorough and even catalyzed policy change. However, for the people of Flint, Michigan, whose

Zuckerberg Appears in Court for Oculus Copyright Case

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stand in a Texas courtroom yesterday to defend Facebook-owned virtual reality (VR) company Oculus, telling the world that consumer-grade VR isn’t “fully there yet.” This admission comes just as Zuckerberg and his company are trying to fend off a

Trump Inauguration Performers Choose Patriotism Over Politics

Donald Trump’s Jan 20 inauguration ceremony is going to look less like the Grammys and more like “the island of misfit acts.” In terms of entertainment, the president-elect’s big day won’t quite resemble Barack Obama’s 2009 and 2013 star-studded inauguration events. In 2009, Obama had

The Conway Card: Trump’s Own Media Mogul

Kellyanne Conway has been front-and-center as the face of the Trump administration on the Sunday shows and the primetime news circuits alike. How much of an influence did Conway have in Trump’s election victory, and will this influence continue into the administration? As a recently-appointed

#ObamaFarewell: 44’s Final Speech

Just 10 days before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, President Barack Obama returned to Chicago to give his farewell address to the nation. While supporters stood in unity in Chicago, news outlets painted different pictures. Fox News opinion writer Bill Whalen said that Obama’s

DNC Chair Debate Focuses on Grassroots Organizing, Party Funds and Trump

On the stage of The George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium, newly appointed Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen and Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim moderated a debate that featured the seven candidates for DNC chairman. The discussion saw a continuing theme of the importance of grassroots organizing, the

Inauguration and Protests 2017: Where to Watch

The dates January 20th and 21st have been on everyone’s minds for a long time – and we’re finally here. On Friday, the inauguration for President-Elect Donald J. Trump. On Saturday, the highly-anticipated Women’s March on Washington. The inauguration celebrations kicked off Wednesday night, with