Testing the First Amendment: A Trial by Fire

Since the election of Donald Trump, many Americans have taken to the streets in protest of his impending presidency and its potential consequences. Among many of these demonstrations, the act of flag burning has earned a considerable amount of attention. Increased attention on this demonstration

The Week in Multimedia – December 5, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Why It Will Be Hard to Repeal Obamacare The strength of this piece lies in its readability and graphics. It’s pleasing to

Fighting Human Trafficking with Technology

Technology, like most things, is never wholly bad or wholly good. Though it takes a lot of criticism for helping to facilitate human trafficking, it is also leading to a variety of ways to help fight the practice. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has stated

Oppression of Free Expression in Cuba

The death of Fidel Castro on November 25th was a joyous occasion for many Cubans around the world as it marked the death of one of the world’s most oppressive dictators. However, regardless of his death, many Cubans still fear that their freedom of expression

The BizBeat – December 1, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes 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 On Monday, Associated Press (AP) Vice President of Standards

The Ethics of Self-Driving Cars: Whose Story Is It To Tell?

Driving is rapidly changing, in the United States and around the world, due to Silicon Valley’s investment in self-driving cars. Companies like Google, Uber, Apple, and Tesla have all been pouring resources into the self-driving game. And they’ve been joined by traditional car companies like

A New Perspective on Storytelling: Snapchat’s Spectacles

Snapchat’s newest product, Spectacles, are the newer, cooler version of Google Glass. These sunglasses are an extension of Snapchat’s platform and are already gaining popularity through a scavenger-hunt marketing strategy used to sell them. This newest addition to the video-crazed social media world may be