Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pakistan Media Muddle

By Gujari Singh In two recent drone attacks in Pakistan’s northern region on Sept. 24 and 28, the international media explained the incident in different ways. The question this raises is: What is the role of the press in reporting … Continue reading

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Comparing Al-Jazeera and Western Media

By Taryn Jones The modern world is often divided in half between those who love Western media and those who don’t. The Western or European news has influenced the world since the arrival of the printing press in the 1440s. … Continue reading

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Following Democracy in Indonesia

By Suzanne Slattery Known to most people as an exotic tropical retreat, Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest Muslim population. In the midst of jihadists beheading journalists and Thailand’s lasting military coup, the country’s democratic elections and political situation … Continue reading

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Ebola’s Domino Effect

By Modupeola Oyebolu Of the five West African countries where Ebola cases have been reported so far, Liberia has been the worst hit. Although it has the smallest population of the group, more than half of the 7,470 cases on … Continue reading

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Progress in Colombia with FARC Negotiations

By Allan Roberts More international attention is focused on Colombia’s violence and corruption as opposed to its excellent coffee and numerous emeralds. Since 1964, the rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been responsible for many of … Continue reading

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