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DC Talks Conference Fosters Dialogue on the Arts

DC Talks Conference Fosters Dialogue on the Arts

The capital city is not just a political hub, but also a thriving center of arts, music and journalism. The D.C. Talks conference, hosted by the Georgetown University Music Program in partnership with the Music Policy Forum, Listen Local First and 202Creates on Oct. 28 in the Lohrfink Auditorium, sought[Read More…]

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Local News Site DCist Shut Down After Parent Company Labor Dispute

Local news site DCist was shut down late Nov. 2 after billionaire CEO Joe Ricketts — owner of DNAinfo and Gothamist, DCist’s parent company — announced a decision to discontinue publishing both news organizations. The decision follows an Oct. 26 vote by Gothamist reporters and editors to unionize following Ricketts’[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The Hoya Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez (left), Washington Examiner White House correspondent ____, and The Hill editor-in-chief Bob Cusack.

Media Must Overcome Climate of Distrust, DC Journalists Say

Political journalists must push through a climate of distrust created by politicians and the public alike, argued Bob Cusack, editor-in-chief of The Hill, and Sarah Westwood, the Washington Examiner’s White House correspondent, at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Oct. 27. Moderated by The Hoya’s Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Alumni with experience in the media field discussed opportunities for students and the challenges facing journalists today.

Alumni in Journalism Discuss Trump and Current Media Climate

Georgetown alumni who have made careers in journalism and professional writing shared advice for aspiring journalists and their views on the current media landscape at an event by Georgetown Writes on Wednesday. The event, hosted by Georgetown Writes in partnership with the Georgetown University Media Alliance and Hoyas in Letters,[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Global Press Freedoms Decline, Activists Say

Press freedoms have declined in the United States and around the world as authoritarian governments and strongmen erode journalist protections, according to Reporters Without Borders’ 2017 World Press Freedom Index that was announced yesterday. Compiled in partnership with The Washington Post and presented at the paper’s office, the report concludes[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Artists Take A Stand in 2016-17

Art, as a form of public speech, is inherently political and engages with existing thoughts and ideologies. After a remarkably eventful year in the political and social spheres, art and culture have naturally adopted similar themes. From restaurants to comedy clubs to movie theaters, artists and public figures have been[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Year in Review
MESA & BENNETT: Head of the Goon Squad

MESA & BENNETT: Head of the Goon Squad

When you see a hockey player on the ice smashed up against the glass, that is often the work of the “goon.” Beloved by fans for their ruthless attacks and entertaining play, goons — players who are usually kept on the roster to exact revenge for dirty hits against their[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized

VIEWPOINT: Education Through Student Press

I am pretty sure I was only hired as a writer because the senior interviewing me was currently working on her thesis about Queen Elizabeth. My British accent alone earned my access to Leavey 421. I did not come to Georgetown with dreams of being a journalist. When I arrived[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Mitigate Bias in Social Media

This past summer, Facebook faced criticism for its trending news section being biased towards liberal sites, routinely ignoring or suppressing conservative news outlets like Breitbart. In response to these accusations, first revealed through documents obtained by the technology blog Gizmodo, Facebook fired the human editors whose job it was to[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Rich Battista attended the McDonough School of Business and was recently appointed CEO of the media giant Time Inc.

Alum Rich Battista Made CEO of Time

McDonough School of Business alumnus and founder and Chairman of the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance Rich Battista (GSB ’86) was appointed CEO of Time Inc. last week after 25 years of experience in the media industry. Battista, who currently serves as executive vice president at Time, succeeds former CEO[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top