On Thursday night, Palestinian writer and activist Mohammed El-Kurd read poems from his debut book “Rifqa” and answered questions from a packed Rose Hills Theater in an event hosted by Claremont Students for Justice in Palestine.
News organizations restrict the scope of political debate by portraying themselves as “objective”, writes Carter Moyer HM ’24.
Our duty as a newspaper is to write with objectivity, so we must be unequivocal in declaring that Black lives matter is not a subjective stance, nor should it be. It is undeniably, irrefutably right.
Trump’s response to COVID-19 has been a failure, and all lives lost from the virus are his responsibility.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, journalism that holds leaders to account and reports information people need is more important than ever.
Recent events at the Harvard Crimson and Northwestern Daily demonstrate the double bind student journalists often face in reporting on campus.
Objectivity is a worthy and important goal for journalists, but a focus on objectivity above all else can lead to “both sides” rhetoric that obscures truth.
The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro, host of “The Daily” podcast, discussed audio journalism at a Scripps Presents event.
As student journalists, we work to keep the campus informed about what’s going on. But we can’t do our jobs if we’re kept from accessing basic information.
Claremont McKenna College gave its students free access to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. More colleges need to do this.