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Why I did Workaway, and you should too

This summer I had nothing planned — no internship, no classes, no job — from July 3rd to September 1. I was going from seven stressful weeks of working at a daily newspaper, the Missourian, over the summer to studying abroad in Brussels in September. I found myself with two months free, and I was ecstatic about the possibilities. There’s always some goal… Continue reading Why I did Workaway, and you should too

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Confirmation bias in Rolling Stone

It’s hard to understand how a publication with so many safety nets for accuracy didn’t catch the problems in “A Rape on Campus.” The Columbia Journalism Review did incredible work reporting on Rolling Stone’s reporting in this investigation, called “Rolling Stone’s investigation: ‘A failure that was avoidable.’” I think the headline says it all: Rolling Stone failed,… Continue reading Confirmation bias in Rolling Stone