Frances Johnson

Why I vote

I come from a politically-charged and aware family.  My parents have been discussing politics with me since we moved back to the U.S. in 2000.  English wasn’t my first language, so … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Exhibition unloads impact of gun violence

Framed pictures of young children and teenagers carrying guns hang from the walls. Turn to the right and inactive firearms cast a shadow on the walls of the gallery space. … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Mobile Live Streaming Means for Journalism

Less than a year ago, Twitter launched Periscope, and it would change the way breaking news is covered. Periscope is a video live streaming app for both iOS and Android. … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adding Insult to Injury

The LA Times published a “short list” of individuals and groups that Donald Trump has insulted during his presidential campaign.  Sure, it’s not abnormal for presidential candidates to fire some … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hillary vs. Bernie: Who will take Nevada?

The Silver State, or the Atomic Wasteland — as residents in its neighbor to the west call it — is preparing for its upcoming Democratic caucuses. On Feb. 20, Nevada … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Evolution of the News Teller

When I was home for winter break, I was doing what any college student would be doing:  sitting on my living room couch watching Netflix.  My parents were in the … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Second Place Still Gets Attention

If you’re like me and love election season — including midterm elections — you’ve definitely been following the 2016 presidential election.  It’s still primary season, which is pretty exciting because … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment