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Stories by J-School Faculty & Instructors
Don’t like government secrecy? Get over it!
The Miami Herald by Edward Wasserman on 01/14/2013
Two weeks ago on a cross-country flight I checked three bags, and when I unpacked I found three printed memos from the Transportation Security Administration indicating that they’d each been searched. Now, my bags contained nothing but clothing, as a scan probably revealed, and I’m a Baby Boomer with no criminal past. So the traditional legal standard for police searches — probable cause — offers no justification for uniformed apparatchiks to run their paws through my shirts, shorts, and undies. Apparently I was asleep when the Fourth Amendment was repealed. Read more here. Read more...
New York Times by Adam Hochschild on 11/02/2012
A review of Wole Soyinka's new book, "Of Africa." Read more...
EU Proposal To Stop Terrorist Sites Even More Ridiculous Than It Sounds
Ars Technica by Cyrus Farivar on 09/25/2012
Cyrus Farivar examines a new 23-page EU proposal aimed at stopping terrorist content and activity online. Read more...
Juiced: How A DIY Newbie Built A Solar iPhone Charger In 3 Hours
Ars Technica by Cyrus Farivar on 09/21/2012
A look into the process of building a homemade solar-powered iPhone charger for $90 and a little time. Read more...
The Transition To Digital Journalism
KDMC by Paul Grabowicz on 09/08/2012
A guide covering the major digital tools and trends that are changing the way journalists do their jobs. Read more...
Six Powerful Voices: Deep Inside Israel's Shin Bet
MarkDanner.com by Mark Danner on 09/02/2012
Shin Bet, Israel’s internal intelligence service, is branded as the “Defender that shall not be seen.” Yet Dror Moreh, director of The Gatekeepers, sat down with not one but all six of Shin Bet’s surviving directors. Professor Mark Danner asks him how he extracted the details they tell, not only about their shadow war with Palestinian terrorists but their bitter conflicts with Israeli politicians, Read more...
New year, new look, new reporters
Richmond Confidential by Bob Calo on 08/25/2012
Richmond confidential welcomes 18 new reporters. Read more...
Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon Adelson
ProPublica, PBS Frontline by Lowell Bergman on 07/16/2012
Sheldon Adelson, the largest Republican donor in the 2012 campaign, comes under expanding scrutiny by federal and Nevada investigators for the methods used in Macau to save his company and help build a personal fortune estimated at $25 billion. Read more...
BPA Linked To Brain Tumors For The First Time
Mother Jones by David Tuller on 06/27/2012
Lab and animal research has linked bisphenol A to reproductive disorders, obesity, diabetes, and cancers sensitive to hormonal activity, like those of the breast and prostate. A new study from China has found an association, for the first time, between human exposure to BPA and a kind of brain tumor, called a meningioma. Read more...
Inspiration from Photographer Jacob Riis
PhotoWings by Ken Light on 06/19/2012
Photo director Ken Light talks about his influence and inspiration from documentary photographer Jacob Riis. Read more...
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