Author: Eltaf Najafizada
2017 WPI FellowJournalism, Bloomberg News
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Will News Literacy Help Tackle Fake News in the United States?
by Eltaf Najafizada | Sep 24, 2017 | Journalism in the era of "fake news"Fake news is more of a disgusting issue than an interesting one, and almost everyone we meet in the United States talks about it. In order to tackle and spot the fabricated news, some academicians have recently added a new “news literacy” module to journalism...
Continued U.N.’s Sanctions Keep Provoking North Korea to Test Missiles
by Eltaf Najafizada | Sep 18, 2017 | Nuclear Policy and SecurityNorth Korea’s nuclear provocations are said to be an undeniably potential threat to the United States and its allies – particularly South Korea and Japan. The United Nations has so far failed to stop the isolated nation’s missile tests by placing...
Iran Nuclear Deal at Risk? Stop Trump’s ‘Irrational’ Moves
by Eltaf Najafizada | Sep 11, 2017 | Nuclear Policy and SecurityThe United States and its allies in 2015 achieved a historic achievement by brokering a nuclear deal with Iran to stop making nuclear weapons. Now President Donald Trump is said to be seeking ways to unravel the deal by convincing the world that the Islamic...
Northern Minnesota Community Meets with WPI Fellows
by Eltaf Najafizada | Sep 4, 2017 | Journalism in the era of "fake news"Local Minnesota residents were invited to take part in two forums where 10 international journalists, sponsored by the World Press Institute, answered audience questions and shared their perspectives on the mainstream media in the era of “fake news.” The first...
Recent blog posts
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.