The Guilfordian

Journalists and readers have lost accountability

Editorial Board

November 20, 2015

News media isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time, citizens in the United States could flip on a television and find the always trustworthy news anchor Walter Cronkite behind a desk disseminating the day’s events. They could read articles by watchdog print reporters, like Bob Woodward and...

Bringing new journalism skills from AUS to GSO

Aubrey King, Features Editor

November 6, 2015

With eyes still crusted with sleep and cups still full of coffee, my fellow Guilfordian staff members and I sat behind Founders Hall discussing the days to come. After half an hour of quiet discussion and planning in the cold morning air, we slid into three cars and made our way to the airport. The...

Journalist Wright to speak

James Sharpe, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

One hundred forty countries. Six continents. And now, Guilford College’s Bryan Series. Award-winning freelance journalist Robin Wright will be coming to this year’s Bryan Series. “Robin will do a nice job of kicking things off for us,” said Associate Vice President of the Office of Communications...

Journalist Anderson Cooper shares stories for Bryan Series

Journalist Anderson Cooper shares stories for Bryan Series

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

“The key to a good story (is) finding a person, getting out of the way, letting them talk and letting them tell their story,” said Anderson Cooper during the Bryan Series student Q&A at the Community Center on April 19. And what a story he had. Cooper, anchor of CNN’s “Anderson 360°”...

Reporters must be careful but accurate when writing about campus rape culture

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

In November 2014, Rolling Stone released an article called “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” The shocking story revealed a gang rape at the fraternity Phi Psi and quickly went viral. By April, the story had been almost completely discredited and the article retracted...

Community excitedly anticipates Cooper’s visit

William Burton, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

“Be honest about what you see, get out of the way and let the story reveal itself,” said journalist Anderson Cooper on his 360 blog. On April 19, Cooper will be the last speaker for the Bryan Series at the Greensboro Coliseum. Cooper has an extensive background in news and is most popular for...