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Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Culture, Education, Letters From the Editor, Opinion, Top Stories, University Life

WSN's Editor-in-Chief Jemima McEvoy chimes in on the #SaveStudentNewsrooms movement and discusses the impact of changes in media dissemination on WSN.

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Fall 2018 registration is approaching. Here are some fun 2-credit courses you can take.

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Lack of accurate representations of Asians and Asian-Americans in the media create false narratives that are toxic to the community. And with the perception of them as the model minority, there is a severe lack of allyship for the marginalized community.

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

We as humans rely on our ability to interpret, perceive and infer in our everyday lives. So why are opinions –– an extension of this interpretation –– seen as unnecessary?

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is imperative that we identify the differences between media and journalism and understand the value of authentic journalism, rather than allowing ourselves to lose trust in news sources all together.

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though I sometimes enjoyed gawking at Fox News' or Breitbart's stories, I never took them seriously. But as I conducted my first interview for my journalism final project, I realized I had made a major oversight.

Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While it is understandable to only follow the international coverage that explicitly correlates to American news, we cannot simply rely on blissful ignorance of world affairs.

The Analog Issue

The Analog Issue

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Despite advances in technology, analog mediums are still treasured today.

Vice and Vogue Announce Project Vs

Vice and Vogue Announce Project Vs

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Vice and Vogue recently announced the inception of Project Vs, a collaboration between the media companies.

Irma Reaction Representative of Disregard for Latin America

Irma Reaction Representative of Disregard for Latin America

By Paola Nagovitch, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The media’s decision to focus on the U.S over the Caribbean is an intentional commercial strategy to appeal to a wider audience, but this decision stems from the United States’ underlying historical disregard for Latin America and the marginalization of its people.

Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Podcasts are the best way to achieve diversity of thought because they incorporate reporting from individuals who are independent of elite media outlets. podcasts.

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

By Mack Degeurin, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Now that several media outlets have been banned from the White House, NYU journalism students and professors discuss the future of their field.

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