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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
PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

President Donald Trump announced in a Feb. 25 tweet that he will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in April, an annual dinner dedicated to celebrating freedom of the press by honoring journalists. Trump will be the first president in 36 years to skip the dinner. The[Read More…]

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: An Illusion of Bipartisanship

As audiences await journalist Megyn Kelly’s first appearance on NBC after 12 years at Fox News, ratings predictions dominate the discourse. With Kelly’s status as a ratings juggernaut at Fox, her high-profile conflict with President Donald Trump and her best-selling autobiography “Settle for More”, detailing ex-Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

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

VIEWPOINT: Reframing Duterte’s War on Drugs

Politics in the Philippines is rife with contradictions. It is probably the only country in the world where voters would elect an authoritarian as president, a human rights activist as vice president, a homophobic celebrity boxer as senator and the first transgender congresswoman all in one general election. This partly[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Distorted Perceptions of Terror

PETROCHEILOS: Distorted Perceptions of Terror

On Sept. 17, a bomb explosion injured 29 people on a crowded sidewalk in Chelsea, N.Y.. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) called the incident “an intentional act” at the time, while Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) labeled the attack an act of terrorism. Further investigation revealed that the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Trump Taps Into Simmering Distrust

We have done it. After over 400 days since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president and one of the most incredible elections in a recent history, we have arrived at a fabled “Peak Trump.” Unless there is an unprecedented reversal of fortunes, Nov. 8 will see former Secretary of[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Transcend Hate, Appreciate Humanity

When I scrolled through Facebook last weekend, I saw it flooded with red-white-blue tinted profile pictures along with the occasional blurb angry about other terrorist attacks that went unnoticed. This turned the weekend into a popularity contest. It should not have been. This highlights a key failure of modern forms[Read More…]

by November 22, 2015 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top