The Week in Multimedia – October 17, 2016

The Washington Post, The New York Times, Reuters, and Business Insider round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – Fenced Out, A New Age of Walls This piece is incredible. It features stunning video footage, detailed and easy to read maps, and

The Podesta Emails: A Primer

Over the past week, thousands of private emails sent to and from John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, have been released by WikiLeaks, an organization that specializes in leaking classified material to the public. The emails covered a wide range of topics including

What Does a Hurricane Look Like?

Over the weekend, Hurricane Matthew tore its way through the Caribbean and the eastern coast of the United States, carving a path through Haiti and Cuba before pushing up Florida’s eastern coast and rolling off Georgia and the Carolinas. Hurricane Matthew has caused over 1,000

The BizBeat – October 13, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines Early this week, a bombshell recording from 2005

Op-ed: In Defense of Cyril Almeida

On October 10, 2016, the Pakistani government placed a reputed and well-known columnist on the “Exit Control List,” banning the journalist from leaving Pakistan. The journalist was Cyril Almeida, who, only four days earlier, had published a widely-circulated article on a closed-door meeting of national

Grabbing Tr**p by the Pussy: Censorship in the Media

Disclaimer: This article contains graphic language. Since the video of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women was released, news organizations have been questioning whether they should publish exactly what he said word for word, obscenity for obscenity. Ultimately, the words he used and how he used