In Julia Arciga’s August 29th story “Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup,” we made an editorial decision that, we feel, warrants explication. In an interview conducted over FaceTime, Tunca Öğreten, a journalist with the Turkish online news organization Diken, made the deliberate and intentional
When Facebook launched in 2004, it was an individual social profile directory. It has come a long way since. Today, Facebook is essentially a live feed not only for individual life updates, but worldwide events. Since the start, we’ve seen the addition of profiles and
For many Britons, the morning of June 24th was a rude awakening. It was the day after the so-called Brexit vote, in which 52 percent of United Kingdom voters voted to leave the European Union. As if the day wasn’t bad enough for the 48
Roughly 3 days, 6 hours, and 42 minutes after his dismissal was first announced, former Donald Trump Presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski found himself on air as CNN’s newest political contributor. Some in the media were outraged; others were shocked that CNN would not only hire
According to the Center for Disease Control, there is approximately a 1 to 13 percent chance that a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus will give birth to a child with microcephaly. Despite the low rate of microcephaly, Zika’s worst-case scenario, and few American
Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a weekly series documenting the best in multimedia journalism. While, in the future, we will recap the week prior, this article recaps the entire month of August. The multimedia world saw a lot of innovation in the month of August.
After a faction within the Turkish military attempted a coup on July 15th, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of 131 media outlets. Erdogan claims the organizations were spreading the sentiments of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in the US who has
A presidential endorsement from the New York Times or the Washington Post carried national weight in elections past. And, historically, a local paper’s endorsement had the power to possibly help an undecided voter make a choice in the tough swing states. Now, journalism has changed,