Articles tagged: Journalism


Post Pitch: Celebrating Georgetown’s Creative Writers

Welcome back to Post Pitch!  This week, podcasts producer Romy Abu-Fadel interviews our writer, Barrett Ann, about her piece in this week’s special edition issue of The Voice. Tune in... Read more


The death of DCist should scare you

There’s no way to analyze the closure of DCist without zooming out to look at the current media landscape and WAMU’s complicated relationship with its online news platform. The shuttering of the DCist website did not happen out of the blue. It was a strategic choice by the Washington-based NPR affiliate to stay afloat amid the turmoil of 21st century journalism.


The genocide in Gaza demands ethical and compassionate journalism

The endless social media footage has made the situation in Gaza impossible to ignore. It is, in the words of a South African lawyer suing Israel at the International Court... Read more


“Objectivity” in journalism needs a rewrite

A news journalist’s job is often portrayed as reporting on the world in an objective manner. Objectivity aims to put emotions and personal beliefs aside and state the cold hard facts. This is often interpreted as showing both sides of a story, with the intended purpose of presenting readers with all the facts to draw their own conclusions. However, this emphasis on objectivity in journalism is problematic as it doesn’t require context, asks for two sides to be presented equally, and has been used to silence marginalized groups.

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The Voice’s Bunn Award winners 2022-2023

The Voice won 13 of the 18 Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence, which honor the work of student journalists!


Letter from the Editor: How we’re working towards a more equitable journalism industry

Because we realize institutional solutions to unpaid internships aren’t going to materialize overnight, the Voice offers an admittedly stopgap solution: the Steve Pisinski Scholarship.


Letter from the Editor: Committing to journalism for our community 

Dear readers, We here at the Voice have spent much of the last year saying, “We cannot return to campus the same as we left.” This statement is fundamentally true.... Read more


A Revived Blaxa Is Ready To Tell Its Stories

Olivia Francis-Anspach (COL ’21) rarely reads campus news outlets anymore. “I don’t see myself in campus publications. I don’t see myself represented there,” Francis-Anspach said. “I came in freshman year... Read more


Panel discusses journalism and whistleblowers

The Georgetown Free Speech Project and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University hosted a panel discussion regarding the role of whistleblowers in our political discourse on Sept. 26... Read more


Journalists discuss challenges in Trump era

Georgetown’s undergraduate journalism program hosted a panel discussion with journalists to discuss the changes and challenges to journalism in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency. The March 22 talk was... Read more


Journalism Program hosts panel on Austin Tice, missing reporter

Georgetown University’s undergraduate Journalism Program presented an event Wednesday night on the plight of Austin Tice (SFS ‘02), who disappeared while freelance reporting on the conflict in Syria in 2012,... Read more