Author: Ekaterina Ivashenko
2017 WPI FellowMoscow, Russia
Posts by Ekaterina Ivashenko:
How journalists work during the hurricanes
by Ekaterina Ivashenko | Sep 24, 2017 | Changes in JournalismThis week our team visited the Miami Herald. The newspaper’s journalists were at the forefront during Hurricane Irma. During the hurricane, many staff worked long hours to cover the events and help residents understand what was happening and how to prepare. “We took...
Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
by Ekaterina Ivashenko | Sep 18, 2017 | WPI ActivitiesWe arrived in New York City on the eve of the 16th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. On that Tuesday morning 16 years ago, the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda attacked the United States. We visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, which was opened in...
In the ghost town
by Ekaterina Ivashenko | Sep 10, 2017 | Nuclear Policy and SecurityDuring the last two weeks we have been studying a most interesting topic: nuclear policy. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States long had the most nuclear weapons, but at its breakup the U.S.S.R. left its nuclear heritage to Russia....
Minnesota Public Radio and its investigation team
by Ekaterina Ivashenko | Sep 3, 2017 | Changes in JournalismOn August 30, the WFP had the opportunity to visit Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and get acquainted with the work of its investigation team. MPR is one of the nation’s premier public radio stations producing programs for radio, digital and live audiences and...
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.