Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cuba’s Reforms: Farmers Now, Media Later?

by Jeff Hutter Tomorrow, Dec. 1, Cuban farmers will be able to circumvent government intervention and sell produce directly to hotels and restaurants. The reform is one of the myriad of changes President Raul Castro has instituted over the last … Continue reading

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Reprogramming Frozen Planet: Dodging the Climate Debate Hot Zone

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi Climate change is a loaded term. If used at the wrong place or at the wrong time, it can spark long, heated debates. And it has. The climate change debate has successfully made its way into the … Continue reading

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Define Necessity: Reporting or Exploitation?

by Ginnie Seger I want you to remember a time you were very sick; maybe it was the flu, or a stomach bug, an accident, or injury. I want you to place yourself in that moment, when you felt vulnerable, … Continue reading

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Drone Journalism: Remote Robots Change the Perspective

by Gabby LaVerghetta Drone journalism is here and it has the potential to significantly change reporting as we know it. Robert Mackey writes about the phenomenon in The New York Times’ The Lede blog.

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Post-Black Friday: Delirious at the Shopping Center with Victoria’s Secret

by Erica Sanchez-Vazquez It took ten years of trials and tribulations, but the largest shopping center in Puerto Rico finally opened a Victoria’s Secret store.   The people rejoiced. Hundreds made it to the gates on opening day, some as … Continue reading

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