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MPJI’s Paul Glader Appointed To Leadership Role Of International Journalism Network

The Media Project is an international network of journalists, editors, and media leaders that share a passion for excellence in journalism. The organization sponsors professional development opportunities around the world including a coaching and leadership training program that takes place each year at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla.

David Blevins – ‘Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process’

By Emma Clark and Daphne Seah NEW YORK— For Sky News’ Ireland Correspondent David Blevins, balanced, accurate and positive stories in journalism were paramount in resolving Northern Ireland’s deep tumultuous past. Opening his talk “Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process” at The King’s College with lesser-known facts of the region […]

“C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce” Comes To NYC

NOVEMBER 20 2015 – By Emma Clark NEW YORK — Last weekend, the stage adaption “C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce” performed its preview shows to full houses in midtown Manhattan’s Pearl Theater. Written by Founder and Artistic Director Max McLean and Brian Watkins of the Fellowship for Performing Arts, this off-Broadway production opens the company’s […]

“Faces of Courage” Bring Healing To Congo’s War Survivors

November 17 2015 – By Emma Clark and Daphne Seah NEW YORK CITY – Imagine lying in bed listening to gunshots echoing in the night. Imagine looking into the eyes of war survivors who have seen the worst in humanity and hearing their stories of living through years of civil strife. That is what Hannah […]

Washington Journalism Center Builds A New Era As New York City Semester In Journalism

November 2 2015. Updated January 6 2015. Since 2006, the Washington Journalism Center (WJC) has trained and placed aspiring journalism students in countless internships. Students come from Christian colleges across the country to Washington, D.C. for one semester, and the program equips them to figure out if journalism is their vocation or calling. The brainchild of Terry Mattingly, Universal […]

Experience Northern Ireland’s Peace Process Through David Blevins’ Eyes

September 28 2015 On October 21 2015, David Blevins, Ireland Correspondent for Sky News, will speak on the role of the media in Northern Ireland’s peace process at New York City’s McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute (MPJI). A reporter with the London-based rolling news network for 15 years, Blevins grew up in Northern Ireland during the […]

What Stephen Colbert’s Faith Taught Him About Pain And Suffering


September 10 2015 – By Terry Mattingly While it’s hard to journey from the intellectual legacy of the Blessed John Henry Newman to the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, it can be done. This is a story worth hearing for those truly interested in centuries of Christian teachings about pain, suffering and loss, according to […]
 

Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Will Put “Faces” To Refugee And Immigration Issues

September 4 2015 – By Adrienne Scrima On Thursday morning in Saint Cecilia’s Parish in East Harlem, Head of Catholic Charities New York Monsignor Kevin Sullivan outlined the plans of Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to New York City. Besides addressing the United Nations General Assembly and holding a multi-religious service at the 9/11 Memorial, the […]

Gunned Down In Public: Journalist Killings Rise In Philippines

By Ben Cal MANILA – There seems to be no end to media killings in the Philippines as another journalist was gunned down in broad daylight last Thursday by three motorcycle-riding gunmen. Cosme Diez Maestrado, 48, anchor of radio station DXOC was shot in the presence of a bodyguard and cameraman, and in full view […]

Can Greece Find Its Inner Capitalists?

Can Greece Find Its Inner Capitalists?

By Paul Glader Editor’s note: Paul Glader has spent regular time in Greece in the past four years with friends and family, and lived in Germany. He has been following and writing about the current Greek financial crisis for Reuters’ analysis and opinion service. This second piece was originally published on Reuters. You can read […]

Advice for Greece: Never Play Chicken with Germany

Advice for Greece: Never Play Chicken with Germany

By Paul Glader Editor’s note: Paul Glader has spent regular time in Greece in the past four years with friends and family and lived in Germany. He has been following and writing about the current Greek financial crisis for Reuters’ analysis and opinion service. This first piece, was originally published on Reuters last week ahead […]

Stattbad Closing: Feeling Berlin Techno And Hearing It Cry

By Helen Healey BERLIN — Daniel Plash, 31-year-old manager of Stattbad Wedding in Berlin, appeared in the front entrance of the former nightclub wearing a black leather jacket and skinny jeans and, at a volume much too loud and a tone much too energetic for a German, described our surroundings as a “ghost house.” Only […]

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

In a keynote speech recently in New York City, Parr, a co-founder of Dominate Fund and a former editor at Mashable, shared key findings on how to leverage credibility and capture an audience’s attention. Speaking to a crowd of start-up entrepreneurs, brand marketers and technologists, Parr revealed three stages of attention (immediate, short, long) and these seven attention triggers.

Evangelist Walks The Talk From California To New York

June 17 2015 – By Dean Graham People stared as Arthur Hollands walked through the Financial District in New York City. Many of them took pictures, some pointed. A few were bold enough to come up and talk to him. After all, someone carrying a life-sized wooden cross walking down Wall Street does not happen […]

Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Awards King’s Alumna Madison Peace

May 27 2015 Alumna Madison Peace ‘12 recently received a $7,500 grant from the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program to report an in-depth feature story or series on the criminal justice system. Her project is titled “Breaking Free: The damaging effects of incarceration on the family and how prison reform can help stop the cycle […]

Dr. Paul Marshall Exposes The Far Reach Of Islamic Blasphemy Laws

Beyond fighting for basic freedoms, Dr. Marshall urged the crowd of more than 100 students and faculty to solve these atrocities by working in cooperation with Muslims and allies overseas who are committed to upending highly repressive laws and governance.