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<b>Here is a list of stories being covered by </b><b><i>WikiTribune </i></b><b>this week. Add your ideas, new angles, and any other suggestions for collaboration here – or</b><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/05/22/current-affairs/daily-news-agenda/71278/#talk"> <b>post in TALK</b></a><b>.</b> <b>Also see some of </b><b><i>WikiTribune's</i></b><b> most popular stories below.</b> <b>Here is a list of stories being covered by </b><b><i>WikiTribune </i></b><b>this week. Add your ideas, new angles, and any other suggestions for collaboration here – or</b><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/05/22/current-affairs/daily-news-agenda/71278/#talk"> <b>post in TALK</b></a><b>.</b> <b>Also see some of </b><b><i>WikiTribune's</i></b><b> most popular stories below.</b>
<p style="text-align: center;"><b>NEWS AGENDA: September 24 - 28</b></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><b>NEWS AGENDA: September 24 - 28</b></p>
<p style="text-align: left;"><b><em>WikiTribune</em> journalists are examining issues about water for the next few weeks. These range from reporting about how water is sometimes used as a weapon in times of war, as well as plans to use technology to combat water scarcity around the world. You can find more details about the project </b><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/water/"><b>here</b></a><b>.</b></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><b><em>WikiTribune</em> journalists are examining issues about water for the next few weeks. These range from reporting about how water is sometimes used as a weapon in times of war, as well as plans to use technology to combat water scarcity around the world. You can find more details about the project </b><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/water/"><b>here</b></a><b>.</b></p>
<p style="text-align: left;"><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/lydia-morrish/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lydia Morrish</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is looking at how water is sometimes used as a weapon of war in conflict-ridden countries. She will be focusing on the situation in Yemen, where water facilities have been under attack since 2015. </span><a href="https://www.unicef.org.nz/story/the-four-horsemen-come-to-yemen"><span style="font-weight: 400;">According to UNICEF</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, four children a day die in Yemen due to cholera. Yemen's cholera outbreaks have been directly linked to the water crisis. Read Lydia’s </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/88827/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> about a Czech police investigation into a viral 'anti-migrant' video.</span></p>  <p style="text-align: left;"><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/lydia-morrish/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lydia Morrish</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is looking at how <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/89412/">water is sometimes used as a weapon of war</a> in conflict-ridden countries. She will be focusing on the situation in Yemen, where water facilities have been under attack since 2015. </span><a href="https://www.unicef.org.nz/story/the-four-horsemen-come-to-yemen"><span style="font-weight: 400;">According to UNICEF</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, four children a day die in Yemen due to cholera. Yemen's cholera outbreaks have been directly linked to the water crisis. Read Lydia’s </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/88827/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> about a Czech police investigation into a viral 'anti-migrant' video.</span></p>
<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/harry-ridgewell/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Harry Ridgewell</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is researching a story about how technology is being used to combat water scarcity around the world. Read his </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87585/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">on the </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loebner_Prize"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Loebner Prize</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, an annual competition which awards programs focusing on artificial intelligence. </span> <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/harry-ridgewell/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Harry Ridgewell</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is researching a story about how technology is being used to combat water scarcity around the world. Read his </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87585/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">on the </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loebner_Prize"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Loebner Prize</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, an annual competition which awards programs focusing on artificial intelligence. </span>
<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/charles-turner/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Charles Turner</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> will be writing about so-called “superfund” sites in the United States. Over 1,800 areas of the U.S. are contaminated with hazardous waste and must be cleaned, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. These polluted zones are known as "superfund sites” and some of them have gone uncleaned for well over a decade. Read his </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87918/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">about the rise of cooperative companies owned by workers. </span>  <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/charles-turner/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Charles Turner</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> will be writing about so-called “<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/89500/">superfund” sites in the United States</a>. Over 1,800 areas of the U.S. are contaminated with hazardous waste and must be cleaned, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. These polluted zones are known as "superfund sites” and some of them have gone uncleaned for well over a decade. Report on a superfund site near you. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Read his </span><a style="font-family: inherit; font-size: 1.6rem;" href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87918/"><span>recent story </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">about the rise of cooperative companies owned by workers.</span>
<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/george-engels/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">George Engels</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is looking at "<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/89945/">How fish might become the next resource that countries fight over.</a>" Read his </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87998/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> about the decline in global press freedoms.</span> <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/george-engels/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">George Engels</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is looking at "<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/89945/">How fish might become the next resource that countries fight over.</a>" Read his </span><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/87998/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">recent story</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> about the decline in global press freedoms.</span>
<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/gonzalo-canada/">Gonzalo Canada</a> is asking: "<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/88929/">Are 'water sensitive cities' the future of urban space?</a>" <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/user/gonzalo-canada/">Gonzalo Canada</a> is asking: "<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/88929/">Are 'water sensitive cities' the future of urban space?</a>"
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