The Climate Change Divide in Science, Politics, and Media

Climate science appears to have made it clear that global warming is linked to the increase of carbon dioxide emissions in the troposphere, yet so many prominent conservative scientists, politicians, and media outlets are still skeptical of the consensus. Patrick Moore, ecologist and former president

Election 2016 in Global Context: Ghana

This article is the second in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the first article about Israel here. This edition of our election series focuses on Ghana and its media’s coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. Ghana is also experiencing an

Why You Haven’t Heard of the Aga Khan

There is so much more to the Muslim religion than the broken record of terrorism and extremism the media perpetuates. Ismaili Muslims, for example, have a religious leader, the Aga Khan, who is responsible for $625 million worth of philanthropic programs all across the world that

The Trump Standard: Inequity Claims Dominate the Discourse

On the September 16th edition of NPR’s “On the Media,” acting host Bob Garfield opened the show with a recording of Hillary Clinton’s now infamous “basket of deplorables” comment. Offering his own commentary, Garfield said “sure, [Trump] has built his entire campaign on disparagement, but

The Week in Multimedia – September 19, 2016

National Geographic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. National Geographic – The New Europeans: Voices from a Changing Continent This story from National Geographic encompasses many stories into one. The topic itself has many layers,