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Personal and professional networking

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By: Alexandra Watts / Image by: Kim Siever I originally met Priscilla Quiah, a 2014-2015 Humphrey Fellow from Liberia, back in the summer of 2015. We both were working at The PIN Bureau.… Continue reading

Personal ethics in a professional setting

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By: Alexandra Watts (Header image courtesy of Diego Sevilla Ruiz – Flickr) Every career has its own set of ethics. Doctors have medical ethics, which include taking the Hippocratic oath. There are ethics… Continue reading

A Foundation in Social Media

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By: Alexandra Watts Header: Sean MacEntee – Flickr   I am a journalist. I am on social media. I am a journalist who uses social media. From Myspace to Tumblr, I have been… Continue reading

A young journalist’s perspective on covering and combating terrorism

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By: Alexandra Watts Image Credit: 66-365 Keyboard – PaulSh / Flickr (Creative Commons) Throughout the week, this blogging assignment was on my mind. As days went on, I wondered if I would be able… Continue reading

Three countries, three dishes, three friends

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By: Alexandra Watts, Savera Shami and Xiaofeng Wang What is a Pakistani vegetarian? According to Savera Shami, of Pakistan, it’s an individual who eats chicken (and sometimes seafood), but not any other meat. Xiaofeng… Continue reading

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