Theft Overshadows A Myriad of Crimes In Chicago

Chicago, Illinois is ranked as the 23rd most dangerous city in the United States stemming from recently updated 2018 data. According to data.cityofchicago.org, each year, the estimated amount of crime that is recorded in Chicago alone rises at an exponential rate.  https://fusiontables.google.com/embedviz?q=select+col21+from+1L3NWczH8jds_m_TbDilL9kfV3p0bSahIU6sUbijP&viz=MAP&h=false&lat=41.89001042401825&lng=-87.62721347492595&t=1&z=12&l=col21&y=2&tmplt=2&hml=ONE_COL_LAT_LNG Leading the way for crime in Chicago is Theft, with a total of over… Continue reading Theft Overshadows A Myriad of Crimes In Chicago

2018 Midterms: Millennial’s Fight Gun Violence

For this year’s upcoming midterm elections, millennials will need to come out to the ballot box in full force in order for their voices to be heard and make changes to Gun Violence, and are being called upon by local officials to do so. Supervisor of the Town of Huntington, Long Island, Chad Lupinacci says that there… Continue reading 2018 Midterms: Millennial’s Fight Gun Violence

Why Do I Care? Blaine Reflection

Andrew Orihuela Professor Fincham Online Journalism JRNL 080 5 September 2018 In chapter two of the novel, The Digital Reporter’s Notebook, written by Mark Blaine, he says, when writing a story, it is a process. Blaine is sifting through questions that help writers shape their stories. He tells writers to keep in mind, relevant, credible… Continue reading Why Do I Care? Blaine Reflection

Reflection on Writing News Stories, Nut Graphs, Leads, Accidents and Disasters

In chapters eight, nine and twelve of “News Writing and Reporting,” Rich spoke about the multiple stages of story organization, the ways in which a story may be formed and formatted and ended talking about many aspects of Online journalism. She makes it clear when she spoke about how tone will set the scene. “I… Continue reading Reflection on Writing News Stories, Nut Graphs, Leads, Accidents and Disasters

Criminals Beware: They’re Coming For You

Crime is declining in Hempstead as police and law enforcement are cracking down harder on various crimes utilizing new technology to lessen the crime rates causing trouble within the past year. Police are gaining more intelligence and are more vigilant in catching nefarious drug users who are causing various crimes to occur such as larceny… Continue reading Criminals Beware: They’re Coming For You

Data Story: Blackhawks Salaries of Right Wings Vs Left Wings

For every team in the National Hockey League, they are given a certain amount of Allocation money to pay their players with. For this past 2016-2017 season, the Chicago Blackhawks were given a total of $76,847,628 to split among the team, with $41,312,011 going to the forwards (Left Wingers, Centers, and Right Wingers). Below is… Continue reading Data Story: Blackhawks Salaries of Right Wings Vs Left Wings

Extinction of Animals Data Story Critique

After reading the data story, “A Disappearing Planet”, there was much graphical information that had indeed become effective at communicating the information that it provided. This article made it especially effective because it first generalized the four main animal groups that were affected the most by extinction and gives an overall percentage of the species… Continue reading Extinction of Animals Data Story Critique

Student Access Service Employee Aides Language based Disabilities

Every day, students with certain disabilities receive help from certain faculty members at Hofstra University who in turn, utilize certain learning skills to help the students understand certain concepts and themes. Ms. Jennifer Davis, helps students with language based disabilities in providing research about these certain topics. She is one of many workers at the Student… Continue reading Student Access Service Employee Aides Language based Disabilities