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You’re in for a treat!

December 14, 2018

Hello everyone,

You’re in for a treat!  Please meet Round Earth’s magnificent interns — all from my alma mater, Carleton College.  They decided to ask each other questions — about working at Round Earth, about journalism, and more.   Here they are!

Ellie Zimmerman: I am a sophomore at Carleton College hailing from Washington, DC. I’m probably going to major in either History or Religion, but who’s to say, really?

Where do you get your news?  

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Prison in Haiti

April 20, 2018

From Prison’s Horrors
A Work of Art

Haunted by the suffocating horror and hopelessness he witnessed in Haiti’s national prison, this artist finds solace in his work.

Accused of arson, Paul Junior Casimir spent a year there, awaiting a trial that never was scheduled. He is one of the lucky ones; others have died waiting. Freed only because aid workers recognized his talent and a non-profit organization was willing to work on his case,

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Finding Solutions

March 27, 2017

Recommended This Week

 As we prepare to launch an exciting new reporting project in Haiti,  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what journalists do right — and what they do that is not serving citizens of the United Sates and the world.  My conclusion? We need to go beyond scattershot stories.  We need to provide context.  We need to dig deep into the way in which our systems and policies work against prosperity and dignity for so many people in the United States and the world. 

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The High Road

September 10, 2016

Hi everyone. This is Nancy Fushan with you again this week while Mary Stucky takes some time “off the grid.”

Maybe it’s the sour tone of this year’s election news. Or maybe it’s the number of the recent issues that raise questions about media ethics in the 24 x 7 news cycle. At any rate, I found myself heartened the other day when I came across the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) 2016 Ethics in Journalism Awards.

SPJ recognized three Associated Press reporters,

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Sexism in Newsrooms

August 26, 2016

Sexism in Newsrooms


After Roger Ailes stepped down as head of Fox News amid claims of sexual harassment from women he worked with, NPR spoke to news veteran Betsy West (photo above), now a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.  Here’s what she had to say:

“It’s going to take having women at the top of these institutions. And if you look at the power structure, I think,

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Big news! We're launching in the Balkans! And more…

December 14, 2014

 

Our new journalism option program launches in January in the BALKANS!

Click on the image above for more information about this groundbreaking program.
From a region that made front page news a generation ago.
Now we’re sending the next generation of global correspondents to cover it.

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Round Earth Media Weekly – Week of Sept. 1

September 4, 2014

We’re on the ground in Morocco
Nineteen student reporters and photographers
from US colleges and universities just arrived
for our journalism program in Morocco.

Check out ReportingMorocco.org for more about
this program, news from Morocco and the
student’s reporting and photography,
produced in partnership with Moroccan
journalism students. Click on the image below for a
link to their on-line magazine.

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