Journalism Is About Speaking the Truth in the Face of Injustice

Journalism Is About Speaking the Truth in the Face of Injustice

Journalism as a career is about reporting the truth in all of its forms. In fact, according to Merriam Webster, one of the definitions of journalism reads, “writing characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation.” A second definition explains it as, “writing designed to appeal to […]

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

The purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, communities, societies, and governments. It has an unusual capacity to serve as a watchdog over those whose power and position most affect citizens of this great country. With so much uncertainty, confusion and […]

Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

On Monday, June 22, 2016, five journalists were invited to a press conference under false pretenses and arrested by authorities in the small town of Wajale, Ethiopia, which is located near the Somali border. Soon after, four of the five journalists were released while one, Muktar Nuh with Horn Cable TV (HCTV), remains in jail. […]

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