Post Tagged with: "journalism"

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

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
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


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
Jon Stewart and journalist Maziar Bahari discussed Stewart’s film “Rosewater,” based on Bahari’s life, in Gaston Hall on Sunday afternoon.

Jon Stewart Screens ‘Rosewater’

The School of Foreign Service and Carnegie Endowment for Peace brought Jon Stewart, his directorial debut “Rosewater” and its subject, journalist Maziar Bahari, to Gaston Hall on Sunday afternoon. “Rosewater,” based on Bahari’s memoir “Then They Came for Me,” tells the story of his internment in Iran’s Evin Prison in[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bradlee’s Georgetown Legacy

Ben Bradlee, the Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, was a Washington D.C. legend. But the longtime Georgetown resident also left a distinct legacy on the Hilltop, where he taught a journalism course and received an honorary degree. Bradlee took over the Post[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

In the Newsroom: The Storyteller

  During my freshman year of high school, I abandoned my lifelong dream of becoming a professional journalist and instead began to consider careers that would help me fulfill the much loftier goal of “helping people.” This goal eventually brought me to the School of Foreign Service and landed me[Read More…]

by October 5, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Cuban journalist Yoani Sanchez was named Georgetown’s new Yahoo Fellow in International Values, Communications, Technology and the Global Internet. Sanchez will teach MSFS courses this spring.

Fellow Talks Blogging, Without Freedom of Speech

Cuban journalist Yoani Sanchez is one of the foremost online advocates for free speech worldwide. Her personal blog, Generación Y, is translated into two dozen languages and receives over 14 million hits per month, and she started Cuba’s first daily online newspaper, 14ymedio. Sanchez brings her knowledge of communication in[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

  Some readers charge The Hoya and its writers with being aloof and elitist. That allegation is misguided, but I, for one, proudly wear the badge of idealism. Idealists, however, are not without flaws of their own. I served on this newspaper’s editorial board for a year and worked alongside[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top