Covering Conflicts student reports

Safety measures for reporters traveling abroad

Taking adequate safety measures, risk assessments and ensuring proper medical coverage will safeguard journalists against many of the threats they may encounter while covering conflict areas and hostile environments. Continue reading

The emergence of the”golden hour”

The golden hour evolved over more than a decade of conflict, but only recently has the concept — that getting an injured combat troop to medical care within 60 minutes — been verified Continue reading

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghanistan war hero

President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Capt. Florent Groberg. The medal is more than 150 years old and the highest military honor in the U.S.
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Paris attacks cast a shadow on Beirut and Baghdad

The Paris terrorist attacks that killed at least 129 people and injured hundreds more dominated news coverage in Western media as well as the social media world. Continue reading

Transparency clarifies immigration process for Syrian refugees

Data visuals from news organizations help people understand the process for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S. Continue reading

White House: less force, more diplomacy in Syria

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that no amount of U.S. military power will solve the chaos in Syria.
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China-Taiwan relations: “One China” policy could be roadblock

Whether the historic meeting between the presidents of China and Taiwan will have a lasting impact depends on whether Taiwan’s next president is willing to accept the “One China” concept. Continue reading

Wounded soldier makes comeback using adaptive sports

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Online recruiting fuels big boost in Islamic State foreign troops

A recent report from the House Homeland Security Committee analyzes the unprecedented growth in the number of foreigners traveling to Syria and other terrorist areas across the globe. Continue reading

Fallen Marine inspires others to run

WASHINGTON — Running the Marine Corps Marathon was not only about covering 26.2 miles or eating endless amounts of carbs, it was about honoring those who have died in battle, like Maj. Megan McClung. Maj. Marcus Byrne of the United … Continue reading