journalism portfolio

Environment

God and the Earth: Evangelical take on climate change (Deutsche Welle)

“Conservative Christians have long opposed climate science, saying human induced warming goes against God’s omnipotence. Opinions divide on whether that thinking might slowly be changing.”

A unique nature insurance policy aims to preserve Mexico’s Great Mayan Reef (Deutsche Welle)

“Part of the Mesoamerican Reef has just come off the list of endangered UNESCO heritage. In Mexico, mass tourism is to fund a first-of-its-kind insurance plan to restore its reefs after hurricanes. But challenges remain.”

Can South Korea’s Moon usher in a new climate era? (Deutsche Welle)

“President Moon has briefly shut down dirty coal plants in South Korea, ushering in a new era for climate change. DW examines Moon’s climate policy and how he intends to clean one of the world’s most polluted countries.”

International

North Korean defector: ‘I’m still not free’ (Deutsche Welle)

“In a DW interview, North Korean defector Park Yeon-mi talks about her escape from the communist country and challenges she is facing now. The activist says she’s worried about the safety of her relatives in the North.”

Korean writer Han Kang’s success represents change (Deutsche Welle)

“In an interview with DW, literary agent Barbara Zitwer discusses Korean literature and its global appeal after the success of Han Kang’s “The Vegetarian,” which recently won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.”

Travel

An interview with Malta’s first and only craft brewery: Lord Chambray (Prostly)

“In an interview with Prostly, D’Imperio explains that opening a brewery on the island mostly dominated by mass beer production was a challenge, as even beer drinkers, he said, didn’t know the meaning of craft or hops.”

A Foodie’s Paradise in Brussels (Yonderbound)

“You’ll love traveling to what I consider the European capital of deliciousness. “

Technology

Voice of Siri Susan Bennett tells MakeUseOf how Siri changed her life (MakeUseOf)

“In an interview with MakeUseOf, Bennett tells us how her work as Siri has changed her life, why she fears for the future, and why you should be nice to the assistant who helps millions of people every day.”

How to enable WhatsApp’s security encryption (MakeUseOf)

“WhatsApp recently updated its encryption protocol to appease even the most paranoid of users. The so-called end-to-end encryption protocol promises that “only you and the person you’re communicating with can read what is sent.”

7 reasons why you should start using SoundCloud today (MakeUseOf)

“SoundCloud is often thought of as a hangout for indie kids and backyard bands – a place to discover new music. And that’s true to an extent, but it’s far from the full story.”

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