As we ask ourselves if whales can survive the damage humans have caused, we have become ever more entangled with these magnificent creatures. In order to save them and ourselves, we must turn to new technologies for answers.
[Photo - Flukes of a humpback whale entangled in fishing gear. (Photo: CCS image under NOAA permit 932-1489.] Continue reading
This is my Columbia Journalism School master’s project, which I self-published on Creativist (online and in the Creativist app). This magazine piece explores the pain and cultural stigma of mourning infant death. Continue reading
When there are less than 1600 pandas left in the wild, a new baby being born is big news. The announcement even makes the news crawlers in Times Square and every major news network airs clips from the live panda cams, showing Washington DC’s Mei Xiang cradling her cute little newborn. But what is not … Continue reading
Please read my latest article, published on Narratively. Continue reading
Eleven years ago, sociology professor Bill Feigelman’s son was found dead in his apartment in Brooklyn. The 31-year-old had hanged himself. “I think of my son’s death, and a lot of other young people’s deaths by suicide, as happening as a perfect storm,” said Feigelman, who now runs the Long Island Survivors of Suicide support … Continue reading
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Ron Glaser is a native New Yorker and works as horse carriage driver near central park. He started working June 27th, 2012. He works with a 24 year old male horse called Bingo.
Walking to work last month, there was no missing the countless newspapers featuring photographs of Muammar Gaddafi, dead. True, the use of graphic images in the press isn’t new. Examples include photographs of people jumping to their deaths from the World Trade Center Towers on September 11th, charred American corpses hanging from the girders of … Continue reading
When I was a freshman in college, I won my school a debate competition by successfully arguing against the creation of LGBT schools. I didn’t choose the topic, nor did I pick my side on the argument – that was pulled out of a hat – but I also didn’t give it much thought. It … Continue reading
Walking past newsstands in late September, there was no missing New York Magazine’s cover with its a dramatic nude portrait of a pregnant silver-haired woman and the bold question ‘Is she just too old for this?’ While Lisa Miller’s article was supportive of older parents, the cover certainly implied otherwise, and her opinion seems not … Continue reading