Post Tagged with: "journalism"

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

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
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