Author: David King
2012 WPI FellowAustralia
Posts by David King:
Hispanics relish growing electoral clout
by David King | Sep 30, 2012 | UncategorizedPublished in The Australian newspaper, October 1 JORGE Ramos has a simple explanation for the intense political spotlight being shone on the US Hispanic community. “They need us,” he says, pointing out that to become president, a candidate needs about...
“They need us”
by David King | Sep 24, 2012 | UncategorizedI’ve been talking about this guy, Jorge Ramos, for two days, so I thought I might as well write my blog about him. There could be few journalists more influential. Last week President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney came down to Miami to be grilled by...
Lesson for all as US schools think again
by David King | Sep 23, 2012 | UncategorizedPublished in The Australian newspaper, September 1 The Harvest Preparatory school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Picture: Ivan Georgiev THERE’S a crisp intensity inside the kindergarten class at Mastery, a new charter school in Minneapolis that’s...
Obama faithful brave the squall for democratic convention climax
by David King | Sep 23, 2012 | UncategorizedPublished at The Australian online, September 7ANOTHER storm sweeps through Charlotte, cooling the air and sending people running to bus shelters and the awnings of skyscrapers. The downpour is intense and those caught in the squall are saturated. But the rain...
Recent blog posts
- Coping with PTSD as a journalist in an unrelenting news cycle
- Abortion debate in the eyes of an abortion clinic escort in Minnesota
- The BBC issue: do social media guidelines clash with freedom of speech?
- The Importance of Local News: Why Local Media Matters for Communities Across America
- Minnesota’s Secretary of State says biggest challenge to American democracy is ‘disinformation’
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.