How you can report on women working for their empowerment around the world

December 15, 2009

The empowerment of women around the world is a movement that reaches into every geographic region and social class around the world. Media attention is focused on the role of women in development through such books as Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. However, young reporters are bringing to light stories about challenges to women around the world and their courageous acts to take their rightful places. [Read more]

HIV/AIDS in Africa: you can report about one of the greatest challenges today

July 8, 2008

HIV/AIDS, along with malaria and TB, are three diseases that test the spirit of a continent. While few students are able to travel to Africa to report, by focusing on the work of Non-Governmental Organizations perhaps even one that has a connection to your community, you can tap into sources and do moving stories from your campus. [Read more]

Reporting about the Iraqi refugee crisis

July 8, 2008

The story about the Iraqi refugee crisis is a breaking story that is greatly under-reported in the commercial media. It is a major story you can do and bring attention to a major issue. [Read more]