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Acosta and the need for press freedom

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During the post-midterms news conference at the White House on Wednesday, President Trump repeatedly cut off chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, stating he was a “terrible person” after Acosta pressed Trump on… Continue reading

Free Press? Not so easy

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“In an era when many assumptions about communication and information are being reconsidered, it is difficult to say exactly what journalists can or should be free from. A better question to ask might… Continue reading

Free Press for a Free People

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By: Hope O’Brien As the world watches on, freedom of the press seems to always be a question rather than a given right. Should it be free? What harm will monitoring the press… Continue reading

How was DC?

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Edited by Isaac Windes As I Promised in my previous blog, I’m back to share with you my Washington D.C. stay. It was an amazing experience that I had. Humphrey fellows from 13… Continue reading

How Russian journalists became a hostage of Putin’s foreign policy

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How Russian journalists became a hostage of Putin’s foreign policy   “I don’t wanna talk to you” – these were the words from a famous British politician lady Catherin Ashton, directed to me… Continue reading

What will I leave behind?

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For me the two most important qualities a journalist should posses are unwavering integrity and rapacious curiosity. The daughter of a single mother I have spent my entire life watching the epitome of… Continue reading

Russians emerge: a new wave of immigrants, running away of Putin’s regime, to hit the U.S.

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In the end of the month Russian citizen Victor Oleynik will know the decision of the U.S. immigration official about the status of political asylum he requested on October, 11th. Oleynik who is… Continue reading

Life and death of John McCain

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Why the Russian state media doesn’t recognize Arizona’s Senator Thursday, October, 25 marked the two month anniversary of the death of the esteemed Arizona Senator, John McCain. Alex Gorbachev, a Russian journalist and… Continue reading

Dashain in the United States

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For a while I have been homesick, however, this past week offered me a chance to connect with my family and my culture once again. Dashain is the biggest annual festival in the Nepali… Continue reading

Thoughts on working abroad: The decision

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The reason I have taken part in the Humphrey Seminar and the reason that I have studied abroad three times in my career at ASU, is that I have a passion and longing… Continue reading

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