Afghanistan Planning to Stone Adulterers to Death: Al Jazeera Coverage – Official Website vs. Facebook Page

Twelve years ago ended Taliban rule in Afghanistan, but recent draft changes to the penal code are bringing back memories of those dark days. The Afghani government is considering reinstating the stoning to death of adulterers. Quite fittingly, Al Jazeera covered this story on all of their networks. I am specifically going to looks at…

Migrant Workers in Sochi, Russia: CBC Coverage – TV’s “The National” vs. Radio’s “News Now”

[Written November 1st, 2013] With one hundred days left to the Sochi Winter Games, more and more concern has risen surrounding the treatment of migrant workers in Sochi, Russia. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has done little to address the issue in a way that would have anything change. According to Human Rights Watch, tens…