Category Archives: Commentary

Pulitzer Prize Players

The Pulitzer Prize winning Mikwaukee Journal Sentinel titled, One in a billion: A boy’s life, a medical mystery, is a moving documentary about a young boy who has a rare illness. This online multimedia work is very effective because of the pairing of … Continue reading

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Kiva – Empowering the World

Kiva is a non-profit organization that organizes ways for people to loan money to underpriveledged people around the world who are trying to start/run a business.  Users can search the database and find an entrepeneur that they would like to loan … Continue reading

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Brian Williams: Responsibility is the Key

“If I have a choice between the midnight flight back to New York, or staying the night in a hotel, I always do what I can to get on that last flight home.” This is one of many statements that … Continue reading

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What to Use Instead of Nuclear Energy

In the CNN article What If We Did Not Have Nuclear Power, reporters discuss nuclear power and the alternative power source to that, natural gas. Because of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many of their nuclear plants have … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Near Church and School

A local NBC news station in Michigan released a video news story on Sunday night regarding the placement of a medical marijuana dispensary across the street from a church and school. The narrator of the video only spoke a few … Continue reading

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Global Warming affects Food as well as Climate

           Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert came to Elon University Thursday to discuss the major future global warming effects that we need to deal with now.             The main issue that was presented tonight was the increasing temperatures in the arctic and northern … Continue reading

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Multimedia is used differently on every news website. On the New York Times website, they used a photostory in Iain McGregor’s article Scores Killed in New Zealand Earthquake. The story had captions to go along with the 12 pictures to describe … Continue reading

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