Opinions

Growing Changes in Hispanic Media

The United States has been experiencing a boom in its Hispanic population of almost 50 million since the 1990s. With this growth, there is a push for media to appeal to the growing Hispanic population. News outlets in all sectors are reevaluating how they are

We Must Save Peace Journalism

Slavery in Libya. The torture of gay men in Chechnya. Chemical weapons attacks in Syria.   These atrocities and more are being brought into the public eye through governmental and nongovernmental media; but perhaps no medium is as as important as peace journalism.  Mainstream media

Black Male Athletes in the Court of Public Opinion

The New England Patriots visited the White House yesterday, sparking renewed conversation about at least six players who followed through on their vows to skip the visit, as many players have expressed deep disapproval of the president since the team’s Super Bowl win. More broadly,

Op-ed: Finding the True Voice of ‘S-Town’

For many Southerners, the new podcast S-town feels like coming home. It starts with the drawl. Whether your hometown is a big city, or the smallest, one-stoplight corner of the world, you know at least one person with that sticky, sweet, distinctively southern drawl. It’s

The Troubling Reality of Women in Journalism

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

Is Nonprofit News the Future of Journalism?

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