Opinion (Page 5)

border wall at river

November 8, 2023

Human Rights Watch Advocates for Migrant Rights Amid Ongoing Operation Lone Star Injustices

The organization asserts that, under Operation Lone Star, officials placed razor wire in areas of the river where crossing is easier, trapping and injuring some migrants while pushing others to attempt crossing at riskier locations.

November 7, 2023

Opinion: Focus on Violent Crime Coverage Provides Little Information, Skewed Community Outlook

It is time for local media, the architects of public perception, to eschew the sensational in favor of a narrative that captures the full, and often less alarming, reality of community life.

November 7, 2023

The Endless Battle: A Reflective Look at The New York Times’ 2015 Advocacy for Gun Reform

Explore the influence of advocacy journalism through the lens of The New York Times' 2015 editorial series on gun control, a forceful endeavor to tackle the ongoing epidemic of mass shootings in America.

Sign held up at a protest that reads "Abortion is a human right."

November 7, 2023

Advocacy Journalism Done Right

In the age of digital journalism, where the line between opinion and fact often blurs, it's essential to recognize and appreciate articles that adhere to ethical principles even while championing a cause.

November 2, 2023

Challenging Conventions: ‘Sur Le Front’ and the Importance of Advocacy Journalism

While climate change continues to impact our planet's survival, Hugo Clément, the French journalist and passionate environmental advocate, exposes critical environmental issues in episodes of 'Sur Le Front,' broadcast on France Télévision. These episodes serve as a compelling example of the necessity of advocacy journalism in today's media landscape.