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Fracking Depleting US Water Supplies

A key argument in the debate against hydro fracturing is that the practice leads to contamination of groundwater and other natural resources. This has led to a number of moratoriums and bans on the local level, but a new study has been released that shows another possible negative side effect of fracking.¬†This Guardian article outlines […]

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Climate Change as seen through the Keystone Pipeline

Climate change is a massive issue, which means that it comes up in many stories that the news cover. Each of the smaller events or stories that climate change is tied to can have an impact on what people think about the larger global warming dilemma. ¬†One recent issue that has been tied to climate […]

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Illustrated Storytelling

Photos and videos have now become a large part of the news stories that we read. But what if no photos or visuals can be used due to the content of the story?¬†Illustrated storytelling is a relatively new idea within the larger bubble of visual storytelling which provides visuals for the audience for stories that […]

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Embargoes in Science Reporting

Until recently, I was not aware that almost all scientific journals have embargo policies on their articles. Basically this means the journal organization and the journalist can agree to a specified time frame, during which the journalist is allowed information that is not yet public, and cannot publish any reports on the article until a […]

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