News Amnesia

We need to talk about the 24-hour news cycle. With the increase in connectivity that we’ve seen in the last few decades, news organizations had to respond to the fast-paced environment and be able to provide compelling, immediate stories for audience consumption. In theory, this sounds great. To the audience, this should mean minute-by-minute updates…

The carbon tipping point

The American election and its subsequent results have seen extensive coverage in the media. With all the attention towards what can only be described as the most well-covered circus the world has ever seen, some serious events that have taken place in the last few months have gone unnoticed and underreported. One such circumstance took…

On President Trump’s immigration ban

Protests broke out in airports across the United States after it was announced that President Donald Trump signed an executive order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” The order limits the entry of Syrian refugees and curtails the admission of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East…