Media (Page 3)
December 21, 2020
Commentary: Undercover Reporting Brings Accountability to Private Prisons
Shane Bauer’s immersive investigation into the Corrections Corporation of America, a 35,000-word behemoth published in June 2016, is a testament to the power and the necessity of undercover reporting.
December 18, 2020
NYU’s Shuttered Student Paper Faced Criticism Over Its Treatment of Minorities and Error-Filled Articles
“We like to think that there’s some spaces where there aren’t issues of discrimination—there aren’t issues where students of color feel slighted—and I think that at WSN, a lot of people felt like it could be that sort of space. But then, you know, as Mina’s written, it wasn’t.”
December 11, 2020
Commentary: A Race for Breaking News on the ‘Russia Probe’ Obscured Truth and Accountability
“Seek Truth. Break News. Hold the Powerful Accountable.” In breaking news, murky clarity leads to a loss of truth, accountability, and jobs.
December 7, 2020
Former Students Paint Complex Portrait of the Media Adviser Who Sparked NYU’s Newspaper Walkout
“She tells you like it is...and she encouraged us to set aside any personal prejudices we had in pursuit of the truth. And sometimes, you know, that truth is uncomfortable.”
December 3, 2020
What a Slew of News Corrections Reveal About the Messy NYU Newspaper Walkout
A mass student walkout that shuttered New York University’s student-run newspaper made national headlines in September. But amid the noise and accusations that led to the unprecedented protest, the most revealing glimpses at this saga’s complexities came from the corrections those stories were eventually forced to publish.