The Suffolk Journal

Media critique: What is newsworthy?

Ryan Arel

October 25, 2017

Terrorism, natural disasters and mass shootings; these are the horrors that societies everywhere are dealing with and hearing about on a regular basis. Everyday, Americans pick up their newspapers, computers and phones to see tear-jerking headlines about the latest terrorist attacks at home and abroad, the...

Series of hate crimes suggest anti-Muslim bigotry, fuel outrage

By Flickr user Joe Catron

February 18, 2015

By Maria Baluch The shooting of three North Carolina State University students on Feb. 10 has caused an outrage in the Muslim community. Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and her younger sister Razan Abu-Salha, 19, were shot in the head “execution style” in their home in Chapel Hill...

New app blends best of photo-sharing media

Courtesy of Pinyata's Facebook page

February 11, 2015

By Maria Baluch If you love telling stories and showcasing your adventures, there’s an app for that! Pinyata is a cool new app that lets you and your friends share stories through photos, GIFs, and text. CEO and founder of Pinyata, Steven Puri, said the app is, “the easiest and best way to post al...

Safety advocates discuss violence, race, and the media at Ford Hall Forum

Ally Thibault

March 28, 2013

“Eighty-seven Americans who woke up this morning will die from guns today,” John Rosenthal, gun owner and founder of Stop Handgun Violence, said at the latest lecture from the Ford Hall Forum. Entitled, “Guns Don’t Kill People, The Media Kills People,” the discussion sought to examine how media...

Editor’s word: Feb. 9, 2011

February 9, 2011

"Good thing you like to write, because you aren't going to make any money in this profession" is what we've been told time and time again as aspiring journalists in the digital age. Parents, peers, and even professors have cast doubt on the potential for success in a career in journalism, and to be honest,...

S.O.U.L.S. kicks off new programming

September 22, 2010

Aaron Lumnah Journal Contributor Suffolk’s Organization for Uplifting Lives through Service (S.O.U.L.S.) began its community service projects this past week with supper clubs at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Church of the Advent. Video Games and The Military, a Food for Thought discussion, was ...

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