Genevieve Belmaker

Genevieve Belmaker is a metro reporter for The Epoch Times and covers media issues and news and can be found on Twitter at @Genevieve_Long.


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The Guardian’s Rusbridger talks about his new book, which is ‘partly about having a crazy life’

When you see Alan Rusbridger in person, there’s almost an expectation that he will be 10 feet tall and able to breathe fire. After everything he and his media outlet, the Guardian, have been through in the past few years, … Read more

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War correspondent C.J. Chivers reflects on post-9/11 world

C.J. Chivers is full of stories, and most of them aren’t pretty. The veteran war correspondent and former U.S. Marine, who goes by Chris, saw his career catapult into one successive overseas conflict after another just 12 days after 9/11.… Read more

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Compassion goes a long way when reporting on tragedies like Boston & Newtown

Journalists are often warned about the perils of getting emotionally involved with stories and subjects, but when reporting on a tragedy there’s always room to act as a human being first and a reporter second.

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5 ways journalists can use smartphones for reporting

The good news for reporters today is that the advent of smartphones has made it possible for them to do part of their job with nothing more than a phone. The bad news is, the practice of “mobile reporting” is … Read more

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5 ways journalists can mitigate stress on the job

Journalism, by definition, is a stressful profession. Ask any reporter who has worked on deadline, reported on conflict or crime, or lived and worked in a war zone or disaster area.

The demanding nature of the job, coupled with issues … Read more

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5 ways journalists can use social media for on-the-ground reporting in the Middle East

Social media is a particularly powerful tool in the Middle East, where in some countries it gives people a way to express themselves. That expression takes many forms, from social protest, to political criticism, to sharing news and information.

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