Author: Kalina Goranova
2017 WPI FellowJournalist, Capital Weekly, Capital Daily
Posts by Kalina Goranova:
Jails for everybody
by Kalina Goranova | Oct 4, 2017 | Immigration ReformThe ship leaves the WPI Fellows at Alcatraz Island, located in the San Francisco Bay. Above us is one of the most famous prisons in the world – Alcatraz. A leaflet informs us the prison was closed because of high costs. Now Alcatraz is a tourist attraction, while on...
Spotlight is alive
by Kalina Goranova | Sep 25, 2017 | Changes in JournalismI still remember clearly the thoughts in my head after I watched the movie Spotlight. It was a perfect 2 hours and 8 minutes – an ideal romantic image of what journalism should be like. The ideal romantic image of the deeply passionate journalist whose work brings...
Let’s go MAD*, again!
by Kalina Goranova | Sep 15, 2017 | Nuclear Policy and SecurityAlmost 15,000. This is the number of the nuclear warheads in the world. Russia leads that chart with 7,000, followed by the United States with 6,800. Every hour, $2.2 million of the U.S. taxpayers’ money goes directly toward nuclear weapons. „Nuclear material is...
Because we like you!
by Kalina Goranova | Sep 4, 2017 | Changes in JournalismAt the age of 75 in Oct.12, 2003 Joan Beverly Kroc dies. As the third wife of McDonald’s CEO Ray Kroc, she inherited his fortune after his death in 1984. During her life Mrs. Kroc gave away more than $1 billion toward causes ranging from animal welfare,...
Recent blog posts
- Freedom of expression at a crossroads: Section 230 and the spread of disinformation in America
- Trust in local news stays high, but self-censorship is part of the equation
- Minnesota: Big on voting turnout and on paper ballots
- Coping with PTSD as a journalist in an unrelenting news cycle
- Abortion debate in the eyes of an abortion clinic escort in Minnesota
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.