Reporting on Genocide: the Rohingya Case

Since the rise of Myanmar’s Buddhist government in 2012, there has been greater conflict between the country’s Rohingya Muslim population and its government. The conflict prompted the rise of a Muslim insurgency called the Faith Movement which has consistently clashed with the  Myanmar military. Recently,

What the Media Missed About the Women’s March

Newsfeeds and television screens across the country are being inundated with images from the Women’s March on Washington and and its sister marches in cities across the country on January 21. While news sources largely frame the march as a victory for all women, they

Amazon Echo Creating New Branch of Journalism

The Amazon Echo was one of 2016’s hottest items. The device sold out over Christmas. One of the many features or “skills” of Echo is the Flash Briefing, a collection of mini podcasts from news outlets that can be customized by the user. Sources for the

The Week in Multimedia – January 23, 2017

The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – How Trump’s inaugural speech differed from past presidential addresses This graphic from the Washington Post examines inauguration speeches of

The Women’s March: A Movement in Pictures

More than one million people mobilized around the world for the highly anticipated Women’s March on Saturday, January 21st. Photographs and videos depict a very pink solidarity in Washington, D.C., other U.S. cities, and from various countries around the world. This 360-degree video from the

Did the Media Fail Flint?

In the bitter cold of North Dakota, protesters facing rubber bullets, tear gas and vicious dogs continue to cry out, “water is life!” News coverage of the protestors’ struggles has been thorough and even catalyzed policy change. However, for the people of Flint, Michigan, whose

Zuckerberg Appears in Court for Oculus Copyright Case

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stand in a Texas courtroom yesterday to defend Facebook-owned virtual reality (VR) company Oculus, telling the world that consumer-grade VR isn’t “fully there yet.” This admission comes just as Zuckerberg and his company are trying to fend off a