Post Tagged with: "journalism"

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
COURTESY RAFAEL SUANES/GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY 
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

Free Austin Tice

“Austin Tice’s journalism showed what it is like to be a child living in one of the most dangerous war zones in the world,” said Debra Tice, mother of journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02), at the “Press Freedom Arrested” event held in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday. His photographs showcase[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Lessons From Pearl

Between 2007 and 2010, Georgetown students and faculty undertook a long-term, collaborative investigative journalism assignment known as the Pearl Project, which explored the disappearance of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Their research has been lauded for yielding valuable new insights regarding Pearl’s kidnapping and eventual execution by[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

College Embraces New Programs

In recent years, the College has introduced a number of majors and minors in response to student interest, but many academic departments find themselves unable to accommodate the growing demand. Administrators are struggling to keep these programs as inclusive as possible while managing limited resources and attempting to preserve the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Address Sexual Assault, Not Drama

Every break since this November, I dread a certain conversation my household is bound to bring up — the December 2014 “A Rape on Campus” story published by Rolling Stone. I don’t dread this discussion because I’m scared of talking about sexual assault, but because I’m scared of what other[Read More…]

by April 13, 2015 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOPHIE FAABORG-ANDERSEN/THE HOYA
New York Times reporters C.J. Chivers, left, and Tyler Hicks featured in the inaugural Salim El-Lozi Lecture, discussing war reporting.

Bylines From the Front Lines

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists C.J. Chivers and Tyler Hicks discussed their experiences as war reporters in Ukraine, Syria and on other fronts. The Wednesday night conversation, held in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, was the inaugural event in the Georgetown journalism program’s Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series. The lecture series[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

#FreeAustinTice

Former Marine Austin Tice (SFS ’02) was kidnapped almost three years ago while freelance reporting in Syria. Since then, his family has recently started a campaign in cooperation with Reporters without Borders and advertising agency J. Walter Thompson in response to the murder of American reporter James Foley. Over the[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

In Campus Journalism, the Best Education

The most cliche thing I could possibly say is that my Georgetown education has taken place outside the classroom. But, as you probably guessed, that’s what I’m going to say, and it’s true. As editor-in-chief of The Hoya, I’ve spent I-don’t-want-to-know-how-many hours in this office, skipped way too many classes[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top