All posts by Iris M Pang

  • Beverly HIlls, California, USA; May 28, 2008; Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain speaks during a press conference at the Beverly Hilton.
    State of The Union Interview with John McCain

    On Sunday, September 10, John McCain participated in his first interview since his brain cancer diagnosis on CNN’s “State of The Union” with Jake Tapper. The two fondly reflected back on their 18-year “adversarial” relationship and discussed topics...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
  • Military tanks parade in front of waving crowds through the streets of Pyongyang, North Korea, during 2013 Victory Day parade
    YouTube Shuts Down North Korean Propaganda — Arms Control Experts Are Urging Them To Reconsider

    On September 8, the Guardian reported that YouTube had taken down two channels related to North Korean propaganda, in violation of its community guidelines. However, arms control experts and academics are urging YouTube to reinstate the channels....

    • Posted September 10, 2017
  • MESA, AZ - JUNE 4: Senator John McCain (R - AZ) appears at a town hall meeting on June 4, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona.
    McCain’s Washington Post Op-Ed Is Going to Make Trump Mad

    On August 31, Senator John McCain wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post criticizing the culture in Congress. In short, McCain issued a call to the members of Congress to refocus their priorities and work together to...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
  • CHICAGO, IL -- Thousands of protesters fill Chicago streets November 19, 2016, in continuing protest against President-elect Trump and picks to form his administration.
    The Elephant in The Room: Trump’s Ties to White Supremacy [continued]

    In our last post, we discussed Trump’s very belated response to the Charlottesville domestic terrorist attack in which one counterprotester was killed by a car. Everyone from the media to members of his own party criticized Trump...

    • Posted September 3, 2017
  • Journalism: Microphone with a wire. Symbol breaking news on TV and radio. Live.
    Fake News and The Future of Journalism

    In the January issue of Vanity Fair, Nick Bilton wrote a piece exploring emerging technologies and their potential impact on journalism, news, and how we consume it. Bilton states that technological advancements in audio and video have...

    • Posted August 28, 2017
  • A Trump Rally in Phoenix on 6/18/2016.
    Trump delivers Speech at Phoenix Rally

    On Tuesday August 22, Trump spoke at the Phoenix Convention Center at a rally-style event. During the event, he accused the media of misrepresenting his remarks condemning the hatred at the Charlottesville, Virgina, alt-right rally, insisting that...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
  • Afghanistan's flag waving in the wind.
    Trump Delivers New Strategy on Afghanistan

    On Monday evening, President Trump addressed the nation from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA. In this address he laid out his administration’s strategy for Afghanistan and south Asia. In short, Trump formed his strategy after coming to...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
  • The Elephant in The Room: Trump’s Ties to White Supremacy

    In the wake of Saturday’s domestic terrorist attack by white supremacists, many have criticized trump for his lack of willingness to call these hate groups out by name. In his first statement, he said, “We condemn in the...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
  • State of Emergency Declared in Virginia after Protests Become Violent

    On Saturday, a rally in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly when white nationalists violently clashed with counter-protesters. As a result of these clashes, at least one person died, causing Governor Terry McAuliffe to declare a state of emergency....

    • Posted August 14, 2017
  • Anne Frank Center Warns of Trump’s Parallels to Hitler’s Germany

    On Wednesday, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect – a New York-based civil and human rights organization – tweeted a list of bullet points drawing comparisons between Trump’s administration and the oppressive environment which led to...

    • Posted August 12, 2017