In the spring 2021 special edition, the Graphic staff explores the role of journalism in society and the assumptions surrounding it. Executive Editor Makena Huey and Managing Editor Rowan Toke discuss why they dedicate themselves to student-journalism despite increased distrust.
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Currents Editor Makena Huey shares her perspective on feminism and her aspirations for this edition of the magazine.
Journalists experience challenges as they fight against distrust of the media. With a focus on building trust and thoughtfully connecting with their audience in various ways, journalists share their goals to better inform their communities.
Who really is Pepperdine Graphic Media? Get to know the members of PGM in this special edition article with overview of the newsroom.
With technology advancing every day and media providing faster methods of communication, opinions have shifted on what to believe regarding news media. Members of the Pepperdine community are speaking up on their views toward the storytelling within news media that runs the world.
When the Woolsey Fire ravaged through the Malibu hillside, it resulted in ruin, forcing community members to rebuild physically and emotionally. From fire victims and philanthropists to city officials and evironmentalists, current and former Malibu residents share insight into a community forged by flames.
While Woolsey victims are still struggling to rebuild their lives and their homes over two years after the fire, Malibu’s flora and fauna recovered ashtonishly quickly. Environmentalists discuss the ways in which nature embodies resilience.
COVID-19 presents everyone with challenges, but working mothers are severely impacted. Three female faculty members at Pepperdine discuss their experience helping their children with online learning while balancing teaching, researh and service.
As Pepperdine’s Malibu campus partially reopens for limited in-person activity, social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, are allowing community members to distribute information and share personal reactions.
The Black Lives Matter movement, the social media response to our By The Numbers special edition and the Jan. 6 insurrection strengthened the Graphic’s commitment to serving as an inclusive, unbiased news source. The Graphic’s senior leadership team reiterates their values for the spring semester and shares their plans for holding themselves accountable.