NEWS AGENDA: July 2 – 6


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NEWS AGENDA: July 5 – 6

As President Donald Trump continues to reset existing international trade deals, Charles Turner is writing about the difficulties in negotiating tariffs. Read his recent story about the plight of Myanmar’s Baptist-Christian minority.

With the help of a community member, Jack Barton is looking at the issues surrounding anti-money laundering legislation. Read his recent story about how civil rights groups are urging governments to show restraint in their use of facial recognition software.

Lydia Morrish is working on a feature about “period poverty,” where young women are unable to afford sanitary wear. According to research, this affects nearly 140,000 women a year.

Read her recent story about virtual digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri – and why feminists and equal rights advocates argue the devices encode gender roles that must be addressed.

Harry Ridgewell is finishing a story about soil degradation. He will then turn his attention to a feature on efforts in Greenland to combat the highest suicide rate in the world. Read his recent story about voting online.

Linh Nguyen is writing about how families of gang members who have committed crimes in London are being threatened with eviction. Read her story about the European Union’s recent update of the Copyright Directive.

Ido Vock is writing a story about the future of urban development and how public spaces are becoming increasingly elusive. Please read his recent story about gaming addiction.

Eliza Gkritsi is writing a story about how the experiences of migrants and refugees are reflected in art. Read her recent data visualisation about migration in the European Union.

George Engels is researching a story about possible protests in the UK during President Donald Trump’s forthcoming visit this month. Read his recent interview with Allison Feduccia, a clinical data scientist at the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

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