Note: I began this post somewhat intending to be a close read of “Invisible Child.” After the first section, I had to stop partially because it was so long (I read the entirety) and partially because I got so invested in the story, I completely lost track of trying to make notations. 898 more words
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By Miranda Siwak
The Periclean Scholars class of 2015 is hosting a “Stand Up for Freedom: Human Trafficiking and Restavek Education Week,” Oct. 27-31.
“Our class is working to raise awareness about the problem of human trafficking not only in Haiti, but worldwide, as well as raise funds to help the Restavek Freedom Foundation in Haiti. 252 more words
Former Associated Press journalist Walter Mears talks to journalism students at Elon University, Oct. 20
The world is a scary place. If you listen to news reports, it’s positively terrifying.
So imagine the effect it’s having on a group of people, unable to analyze and process information properly? 788 more words
Last night, I saw Kill the Messenger with a friend at Ragtag.
The film follows the story of Gary Webb, a former journalist for the San Jose Mercury News whose three-part piece “Dark Alliance” (1996) tied the CIA to the cocaine epidemic in the United States by showing how they had been trafficking cocaine in this country to fund the Contras in Nicaragua. 573 more words