Selected Publications

Consider this section “Things You Don’t Know about the US.”

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How About This for Supporting the Troops: Help Our 55,000 Female Homeless Veterans

AlterNet.org

Jul 18, 2012

There are 55,000 homeless women vets in the U.S. and that number is only getting bigger. What are we going to do about it?

‘When Workers Work Sick, It’s Unhealthy for All of Us': New York’s Battle for Paid Sick Leave

AlterNet.org

Jun 7, 2012
The U.S. is the only rich country in the world that fails to guarantee workers some form of paid sick leave.

Conservative ‘Culture of Bullying’ Keeps LGBTQ Youth From Feeling Safe

AlterNet.org

April 5, 2012

When a documentary about bullied children gets a stronger MPAA rating than a film about teenagers fighting to the death, you know something is wrong with our culture.

The U.S. Is Becoming a Friendlier Place for Gay Residents — Unless They’re Immigrants

AlterNet.org

March 9, 2012

Even in the states where same-sex marriage is legal, same-sex spouses of U.S. citizens are not eligible for green cards because of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Is New York City Trying to Hide Its Homeless?

AlterNet.org

February 13, 2012

The city works hard to get chronically homeless people off the streets, but ignores those in shelters who still need permanent housing.

“Occupy Atlanta: Life After Eviction”

The Nation

December 21, 2011

This is a long-form reporting on Occupy Atlanta combining on-the-ground reporting and research. After the eviction of the encampment of Occupy Atlanta, the movement has become increasingly localized and community-based. Addressing the southern city’s large income disparity and high foreclosure rate, protesters of Occupy Atlanta are prepared to build a movement for the years to come.

“Remembering Steve Jobs in China”

The Nation

December 26, 2011

This is a short piece in the Noted section in print. As Chinese middle class mourn for Steve Jobs’ passing, few reflect on the human cost of Apple’s slick gadgets.

“Talking Was Golden: Actors and the First Talkies in America, 1927-1930″

The Atlanta Review of Journalism History

Fall 2010

During 1927-1930, the transitional period from silent to talking movies, movie stars in Hollywood were faced with different fates. Some of them survived the changes and the other unfortunate ones failed. This paper reveals the stories of Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, and Charlie Chaplin during this transitional period in the history of American cinema, and discusses the impact of the innovation of the medium on the careers of the individuals involved as well as on the film industry in general.

“Slide Show: Occupy America — Nine Occupied Cities”

The Nation

October 14, 2011

In this slide show, I report on the inception of Occupy Atlanta.

“Slide Show: Nine Cities of Occupied America”

The Nation

November 11, 2011

In this slide show, I report on the development of Occupy Atlanta.

MULTIMEDIA

“Occupy Wall Street: Envisioning Victory”

Video Nation (The Nation magazine)

October 24, 2011

In this video, protesters and supporters of Occupy Wall Street at Zuccoti Park talk about what they envision as a victory for the movement. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“One the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E4″

Video Nation (The Nation magazine)

October 4, 2011

Video interview with a college graduate and filmmaker who supports Occupy Wall Street movement. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E3″

Video Nation (The Nation magazine)

October 6, 2011

Video interview with an older protester at Zuccoti Park who is an Irish immigrant. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E2″

Video Nation (The Nation magazine)

October 4, 2011

Video interview with a substitute school teacher who supports Occupy Wall Street. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E1″

Video Nation (The Nation magazine)

September 30, 2011

Video interview with a young activist at Occupy Wall Street’s Zuccoti Park encampment. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.


3 Responses “Selected Publications” →

  1. George Cody

    January 24, 2012

    Thanks, I will read these. Self-promotion is essential in this business. I am a scientist and constantly have to forward recent publications around the globe to highlight what I am doing or others will miss it.

    Reply

  2. George Cody

    January 22, 2012

    I have not read these, but these stories seem to be about America, not China, no?

    Reply
    • Yes, I’m a journalist based in New York. These are not the content for this blog, but a showcase for my work. It’s a bit of a self-promotion I guess…

      Reply

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