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Journalist Clarissa Ward's new memoir offers a look into her life covering war and conflict
Journalist Clarissa Ward's new memoir offers a look into her life covering war and conflict

CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward was studying comparative literature at Yale University on September 11, 2001, when the twin towers of the U.S. World Trade Center were attacked in New York City.

Student Loan Debt: Borrowers Are Drowning. Is Forgiveness On The Way?
Student Loan Debt: Borrowers Are Drowning. Is Forgiveness On The Way?

Young adults are putting off major financial decisions, and sometimes choosing between making a student loan payment or paying rent.

Covering climate change in 2021 and beyond
Covering climate change in 2021 and beyond

2020 is on track to become the planet’s hottest on record. Experts say the climate crisis could erase the progress made in human health over the past century, and the communities hit hardest by climate change are among the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is Change Afoot for the Electoral College?
Is Change Afoot for the Electoral College?

Since the 2016 Presidential election, there has been much discussion on the effectiveness (and fairness) of the Electoral College. Now, there’s a possibility of replacing the mechanisms of the Electoral College in favor of the popular vote.

Joe Biden Wins White House
Joe Biden Wins White House

After days of nervously watching and waiting, the election results are finally in. Former Vice President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election with one of the closest margins in US history.

Biden Closer to 270 Electoral Votes
Biden Closer to 270 Electoral Votes

Former vice president Joe Biden inches closer to the required 270 electoral votes to claim the seat of President of the United States.

Youth Voter Turnout Shuts Down Tired Narrative
Youth Voter Turnout Shuts Down Tired Narrative

Young voters showed up in record numbers in this presidential election and now anxiously await results.

What's the deal with the Electoral College?
What's the deal with the Electoral College?

You've heard of the Electoral College, but what exactly does it do and how does it work?

Election Day 2020 Live Blog
Election Day 2020 Live Blog

YR Media asked young voters, “What drove you to the polls today?”

Snacks, Lawn Chairs, and Patience: Your Checklist for Election 2020
Snacks, Lawn Chairs, and Patience: Your Checklist for Election 2020

Key supplies, how to find your polling place, voter hotlines if you have trouble and what NOT to do on social media.

5 Key Moments from the Final Trump-Biden Presidential Debate
5 Key Moments from the Final Trump-Biden Presidential Debate

Unlike the first debate, Thursday’s final presidential debate was calmer, muted (thanks to the ability to mute the mics at times), and less combative. President Donald Trump, recovered from COVID-19, walked onto the stage maskless unlike his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Harris-Pence (And The Fly): 5 Key takeaways from the VP Debate
Harris-Pence (And The Fly): 5 Key takeaways from the VP Debate

While much calmer than last week’s presidential debate, the first and only vice-presidential debate had its own tokens: plexiglass barriers, deemed “boring,” dodging many of the moderator’s questions and more catchy one-liners.

5 Takeaways from the first Trump-Biden Presidential Debate
5 Takeaways from the first Trump-Biden Presidential Debate

Welcome to the circus, otherwise known as the presidential election season of the United States.

Mental health and journalism, Part 1: A conversation with Anna Mortimer
Mental health and journalism, Part 1: A conversation with Anna Mortimer

From crime scenes and road accidents to natural disasters and wars, journalists often report on the frontlines of the world’s most challenging events. Today, journalists around the world are working overtime to cover the COVID-19 pandemic.

News and mental health: What journalists should know
News and mental health: What journalists should know

The physical toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is widely known, but what is the toll on mental health — and how can journalists better cover it?

News and Mental Health: What Journalists Should Know
News and Mental Health: What Journalists Should Know

The physical toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is widely known, but what is the toll on mental health -- and how can journalists better cover it?

COVID-19's effects on freelancing
COVID-19's effects on freelancing

Freelancers are at the core of journalism as we know it. But as the COVID-19 pandemic leads to budget cuts at almost every level, freelancers are struggling to find work.

Key Quotes: COVID-19’s Effects On Freelancing — and its Future
Key Quotes: COVID-19’s Effects On Freelancing — and its Future

Freelancers are at the core of journalism as we know it. But as the COVID-19 pandemic leads to budget cuts at almost every level, freelancers are struggling to find work.