I’m a masters in journalism student at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School. I have five years of experience working at the Indian Express and Hindustan Times. I’m fascinated by stories that touch on privilege, discrimination and social justice.
Annenberg Media marked Black History Month by honoring African American USC alumni in a Twitter thread. Listen to reporters Drew Schwendiman, JT Arowosaye, Heran Mamo and Judith Nwandu tell you what their #BlackHiSCtory project meant to them.
Was USC football receiver Joseph Lewis arrested ‘for’ or ‘on suspicion of’ domestic violence? Annenberg Media editors Nataly Keomoungkhoun, Liz Warner and Edward Lifson talk about why this was a critical question in our coverage and how we resolved it.
A white man was chosen by Annenberg Media to be the moderator of the Undergraduate Student Government debate on diversity and inclusion. Member of the editorial team Samantha Bergum and moderator Eytan Wallace explain why the decision was taken. Reporter Drew Jones, who live-tweeted the entire debate, talks about how she struggled and what compromises she made to be fair in representing the voices of both sides in the debate.