Within 24 hours of a school shooting, headlines will read: “Governor’s post-Santa Fe school safety meetings happening largely in private,” “Lawmakers say safety will be a priority,” “School safety comes with a cost.” Both the pro-gun right and pro-gun control left want children to
Many mass shootings have one thing in common: men are pulling the trigger
When media wants to represent all viewpoints in a controversial issue, they don’t do it accurately in most cases.
Young voices have historically been targets of discrediting campaigns, but they are arguably the ones that matter most
In a Trump-fueled and repetative media frenzy, how does one’s journalism stand out?
The New England Patriots visited the White House yesterday, sparking renewed conversation about at least six players who followed through on their vows to skip the visit, as many players have expressed deep disapproval of the president since the team’s Super Bowl win. More broadly,
Recent reports deconstructing Trump’s newly proposed budget are tremendously number-heavy, outlining percentage cuts and dollar amounts to the massive slashes affecting nearly 20 independent organizations across the country. But these abstract descriptions may not actually be very effective in fully conveying the brutal consequences of
As social, political and environmental injustices seem increasingly prevalent, it can be difficult to handle feelings of powerlessness. But is “slacktivism” the best way to combat the unfairness we see around us? Though well-meaning, slacktivists tend to perpetuate social cycles of complacency and dishonesty which
If you’ve been waking up recently and feeling as though you’ve landed in the middle of George Orwell’s 1984, you’re not alone. Trump’s familiar dismissal of the media with regard to his character, actions and policy has gone beyond the expected display of petulance. The
Newsfeeds and television screens across the country are being inundated with images from the Women’s March on Washington and and its sister marches in cities across the country on January 21. While news sources largely frame the march as a victory for all women, they