Puzzled by Putin? Here’s Where to Find Some Answers

For a smarter take on Russia (and recent Russian history) after the recent Tucker Carlson “interview,” I recommend a newly published book by the late Rupert Cornwell, prizewinning British journalist and my former colleague and friend. “Out of the USSR,” a selection of Rupert’s columns from Moscow and elsewhere for the UK Independent, curated by… Continue reading Puzzled by Putin? Here’s Where to Find Some Answers

Stephen Handelman Discusses Some of the Most Powerful Recent Examples of Investigative Journalism (Part 2)

If you read the first batch of examples of impactful investigative journalism from Stephen Handelman, you will understand why such work continues to be important. If not, there‚Äôs plenty of time to go back and check them out after reading through this blog! Each post is dedicated to showing the power of investigative reporting and… Continue reading Stephen Handelman Discusses Some of the Most Powerful Recent Examples of Investigative Journalism (Part 2)

Stephen Handelman Discusses Some of The Most Striking Recent Examples of Investigative Journalism (Part 1)

As a prize-winning former columnist, foreign correspondent, and senior writer/columnist for TIME magazine and The Toronto Star, Stephen Handelman is a huge proponent of journalism done right. Understanding the positive impact journalism can have on society, Stephen Handelman will utilize this blog as well as the next to discuss some of the best examples of… Continue reading Stephen Handelman Discusses Some of The Most Striking Recent Examples of Investigative Journalism (Part 1)

Stephen Handelman of John Jay College on The Benefits of Joining The Peace Corps

Having once served in the Peace Corps in Guatemala, Stephen Handelman is a strong proponent of serving in the organization. Today, Stephen Handelman will discuss some of the great advantages that come with joining the Peace Corps. For those unfamiliar with the Peace Corps, it is a United States government agency that sends Americans abroad… Continue reading Stephen Handelman of John Jay College on The Benefits of Joining The Peace Corps

Stephen Handelman Explains How Journalism Can Counteract Disinformation By Leading By Example

As a prize-winning journalist, foreign correspondent, former writer for TIME Magazine, and educator, Stephen Handelman has devoted his career to strengthening the role of journalism as a critical tool in democracy. Concerns about journalistic sensationalism and the blurred line between factual reporting and commentary are not new. But with the rise of online news outlets… Continue reading Stephen Handelman Explains How Journalism Can Counteract Disinformation By Leading By Example