Like most professions, journalism has not always been welcoming to women. Even with women breaking through the professional barriers, they still face many obstacles in the male-dominated field. While times are progressing and strong women nationwide are bringing about change in their industries, women continue
Vivian Salama is not easily intimidated. With a career that spans across continents and conflicts, Salama has built a reputation for always being in the thick of whatever is going on around the world. When the war in Iraq broke out, Salama was the first
There was a clear narrative after the 2016 election: the polls were wrong. Poll aggregators in the media who mathematically average together election polls had a clear victor picked out on the morning of November 8—and it wasn’t Donald Trump. The Huffington Post gave Hillary
Are Trump’s political tweets the new “Fireside Chats?”
Is popular podcast “S-Town” a quirky look at America’s most antiquated corners, or is it a greater reflection of a forgotten nation who turned to Trump in the 2016 election?
For The Women in Media series, MediaFile talks to Eve Peyser from VICE about her personal essays, her advice to freelancers, and being a female journalist in the media’s internet-age.
When people think of nonprofits, many people often think of organizations devoted to curing a disease or saving the environment. However, news organizations like the Nevada Independent and ProPublica are trying to “save” journalism by going completely digital and changing their structure to a nonprofit
In March, the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom rolled out a new, interactive “online diplomacy” program in an apparent attempt to promote a more favorable image of the country in the West. The program, described by the embassy as the “Russian Diplomatic Online Club”
On March 31, five women met to discuss women in media on The George Washington University’s Mount Vernon campus. The panel focused on President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed, so called “fake news,” and the lack of women in top media and legislative positions. The panel
This past presidential election catalyzed civic engagement like never before. U.S. lawmakers and their communications teams have reported receiving more than 1.5 million calls per day on their most busy weeks as constituents voice their concerns over Trump’s cabinet nominees and new legislation. According to