Media Giant Under Investigation

Graphic: Jessica Patrick By KIM GREEN Rupert Murdoch may not be someone you know by name, but he is definitely someone who has an influence on your life. Why?  He owns several powerful media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, the largest newspaper in the world,...

Kids Make Movies

By LIZA MINNO BLOOM In Flagstaff, Arizona, a collective called Outta Your Backpack (OYB) gives movie-making equipment to indigenous youth, and holds workshops teaching them how to film and edit their own movies. “Native youth aren’t represented in media, yet they’re...

Media Blinded

By MANUEL TEJADA Illustration: Jesse Kuhn I want to raise a question: What’s more important, a politician’s sex scandal or issues like American and Iraqi deaths and the rising insurgency in Iraq? Now, I’m not saying that these stories happening locally aren’t...

Reading the Media

By DERRICK DAWKINS Nicky Robare is a young media-maker from Oregon. Nicky made an animated film starring a clay figure who explains to her friends, “If there was one person who decided to tell you that two plus two equals five, you wouldn’t believe her, right? Well,...