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When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Washington Post journalist and reporter Wesley Lowery's new novel recounts the stunning reality of injustice surrounding protests focused on racial injustice — especially the Black Lives Matter protests.

Women of color ‘Straight Outta Compton’ film

By Aliya Ikhumen, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Straight Outta Compton" is an important film about police brutality and racism, but fails to recognize women of color.

Body cameras cannot fix racism

Body cameras cannot fix racism

By Omar Etman and Tommy Collison

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The grand jury's failure to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner shows that body cameras may not be the perfect solution.

Technological changes needed after Ferguson

Technological changes needed after Ferguson

By Matthew Tessler, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Body cameras and smart guns will help keep police officers and citizens more safe and accountable.

Rise of social media must be embraced

Rise of social media must be embraced

By Tommy Collison, Staff Columnist

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Social media users will not replace journalists, but the world is beginning to see a symbiosis between the two groups of newsmakers.

Black lives matter: Ferguson verdict, militarized police undermine liberty

Black lives matter: Ferguson verdict, militarized police undermine liberty

By WSN Editorial Board

November 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

More than ever, we need to address the increasingly-neglected duty of police to protect citizens. The police and state government cannot afford to remain blind to the undercurrents of racial tension.

Ferguson highlights prevalent racial inequality

Ferguson highlights prevalent racial inequality

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Rather than tackling the systemic problems that create tense race relations, misinformed people are deflecting blame to the oppressed

NYPD program moves toward accountability

NYPD program moves toward accountability

By WSN Editorial Board

September 15, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The NYPD body camera program can foster accountability and transparency.

Ferguson shooting signals need for police demilitarization

By Miguel Coronado, Contributing Columnist

September 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The Ferguson shooting should inspire Americans to critically examine race relations and police demilitarization.

NYU Reacts: Ferguson shooting

NYU Reacts: Ferguson shooting

September 2, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students and social media users react to the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri.