MediaFile is excited to announce that Julia Arciga will be the next Editor-in-Chief of MediaFile and Talia Balakirsky will be Deputy Editor of MediaFile, effective at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 academic year. Julia and Talia will assume editorial leadership of MediaFile and work with a
In Germany this week, Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the “full veil” for Muslim women within the country. Germany, a country that has welcomed nearly one million immigrants this year, has taken a more conservative turn with this decision after recent attacks
In the United Kingdom, the game of soccer has become synonymous with pedophilia and rape. So far, eight British Police Departments have come forward saying they have received hundreds of calls regarding sexual abuse by soccer coaches spanning all the way back to the 1970s.
In northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram has maintained a vast stronghold, famine has taken over, causing the UN to determine that as many as 75,000 children may die. The influence of Islamic extremist group in the area has caused many farms to close and has subsequently
This is the fourth and final edition of this MediaFile series. Every week the International section takes on the task of curating a list of five important world news stories that you may have missed this week because of news from the American election cycle.
In this new MediaFile series, the International section will be taking on the task of curating a list of five important world news stories that you may have missed this week because of news from the election cycle. In press freedom this week, a major
On Wednesday night, Delphine Halgand, the U.S. Director of Reporters Without Borders, spoke to students at The George Washington University about the importance of press freedom in the international community. The event was jointly hosted by MediaFile and George Washington’s International Affairs Society. The French-national
In February of 2014, students took to the streets throughout Venezuela to address grievances with their government. The country had one of the highest murder rates globally, a 50 percent inflation rate, and a lack of critical daily supplies such as toilet paper and milk.
They are the individuals covered in soot, blood, and sweat that volunteer their lives as first responders in the world’s current most violent war theater: Syria. These men are all members of the Syria Civil Defense, also known as SCD or the White Helmets. These
This article is the first in a series about how foreign media cover the election. November’s election is guaranteed to impact domestic and foreign policy alike, particularly how the United States continues to conduct its relations with foreign nations. This rings especially true when discussing