Tagged with news

A tour of NPR

A tour of NPR

By Jack Feldman Getting a chance to shop at the NPR gift shop was surreal. Well, I guess the tour was cool too. Actually, getting to see all of the people busily handling the next news cycle in the NPR building was fascinating. Not to mention the absolute pristine condition of the building they are … Continue reading

In defense of the opinion page

By Jack Hellie The liberal media. The media elite. The biased media.¬†Even on Christmas you can’t open Twitter and not see any of those epithets as you scroll down your feed. But where does a bias in newspapers, even if imaginary, come from? The opinion page. The opinion page of a newspaper resides somewhere in … Continue reading

It’s Newsworthy

It’s Newsworthy

By Sarah Schroeder The news industry has gotten a lot of attention in the recent weeks, especially the phenomenon of ‘fake-news’.

The Sweet Sixteen

The Sweet Sixteen

By Sarah Schroeder The transition of Presidential power creates a new set of opportunities and challenges for Congress. Congress must find a way to navigate the transition to work towards achieving their own agenda and working with the new president. 

Can’t go to the Inauguration?

Can’t go to the Inauguration?

By Kayla Day Are you stuck at home the day of the inauguration? Do you wish you could be there? Have no fear because you can watch it from the safety of your couch or computer desk! While doing some research for our viewers not in D.C., I stumbled upon a great list provided by … Continue reading

Is the Media to Blame?

By Kayla Day Today during our academic session at the Washington Center the Executive Chairman and founder of C-SPAN Brian Lamb spoke with us. He took a different approach than other speakers have; he encouraged us to take part in a discussion by asking us questions rather than lecturing us and waiting for our questions. … Continue reading