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"Spotlight" stunned audiences last year with its depiction of the Boston Globe Spotlight team that exposed child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church. 

"Spotlight" film showing to invite journalists and students Into dialogue

The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy will bring Boston Globe reporter Matt Carroll in addition to a special screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight.” “Spotlight,” a drama following The Boston Globe’s eponymous investigative reporting team, highlights the group’s exposure of pervasive child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church.


Project Vox highlights work of women philosophers

For students, it’s often easy to take what professors say as absolute truth—but even they can’t know everything, especially when it comes to female philosophy. Project Vox is working to fill a void in philosophy’s canonical narrative by providing learning materials about female figures in philosophy and creating a website where the public can learn about the women and their philosophies.


Recess Interviews: Journalist Gustavo Gorriti

Irony is one of those elements that invigorates the intellectual function of a story if it is well applied. It makes storytelling sharper and clearer. It also creates tension in the story and helps the reader to follow and understand the narrative easily.