The North Korean government has announced that two American journalists who were captured near the Chinese border will stand trial for entering the country illegally. The two reporters, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, are employed by Al Gore’s San Francisco-based cable outlet Current TV. They were arrested on March 17 while reporting from the frozen [...]
© zoriah/www.zoriah.com Zoriah has a gift for photography. I first came across his work last night, and immediately felt the impact. But even before I was moved by his images, I was blown away by his story. As an embedded journalist in Iraq, Zoriah has been traveling with the multi-national forces and covering the occupation [...]
Click to Play As the battle between tree sitters in the Oak Grove near the Berkeley stadium and arborists hired by the university to cut traverse lines and remove platforms continued for the second day Wednesday, one supporter climbed a light pole to join the protestors in the trees. This rough video captures what happened.
The University of California at Berkeley held a press conference to respond to a judgement by Barbara Miller of Alameda County Superior Court. In brief, the UC contends that the ruling is a victory with a few minor hurdles that must be overcome before the sports training complex can be erected. Click To Play
Rock the Vote recently held a call out to recruit a number of correspondents to Rock the Trail. As part of the application, I had to write a series of essays and produce a two-to-four minute video package on “Our World: My Country as I see it.” Click to Play This is the piece that [...]
click here to download As I got on BART on my way home from work tonight the woman behind me suggested that I look a lot like “Josh Wolf,” and a conversation quickly developed as we travelled into San Francisco. Her name is Poonam and she explained to me about how she and the rest [...]