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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.”

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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.

November 27, 2020

Commentary: A Look Inside North Korea Is a Necessary Risk. But Just Barely. 

Reporter John Sweeney took a controversial undercover trip to North Korea for BBC Panorama, potentially endangering the party he traveled with.