Julia Press

Takeaway Intern Summer 2016

Julia Press appears in the following:

With Frank Ocean's "Blonde," Changing Music Industry Dynamics Are Revealed

Friday, September 02, 2016

Frank Ocean largely cut out his record label in his Apple Music album release. Is digital streaming the future of music, and what relationship remains between artists and their labels?

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Liquor Bans: The Solution to Alcohol Problems on Campus?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Stanford has banned hard alcohol at parties after Brock Turner blamed campus culture for his sexual assault. But is a ban truly the most effective policy to curb excessive drinking?

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U.N. Finally Admits Blame in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Monday, August 22, 2016

After nearly six years and at least 10,000 deaths, and hundreds of thousands fallen ill, the UN has acknowledged its role in causing the cholera outbreak in Haiti.


Super Facial Recognition: A New Reality for Police

Thursday, August 18, 2016

"Super recognizers" have the ability to expertly memorize and identify faces. Police in London are already using them to track suspects. Will other departments follow suit?


45 Years Ago Nixon Suspended the Gold Standard; Now Trump Wants it Back

Monday, August 15, 2016

45 years ago today, Nixon's executive order to (among other reforms) suspend the gold standard came to be known at the Nixon Shock. Now, Trump wants to bring it back.

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As Coal Country Struggles, Miners Find New Hope in Coding

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Coal miners in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania are getting high-tech training for the changing job market. 

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The Public-Defender System's Funding Crisis

Monday, August 08, 2016

Missouri's public-defender director has called on Governor Jay Nixon to defend the state's poorest defendants. What problems does this reveal about the system and how can it be reformed?


Cop Charged With Helping ISIS Was Watched by FBI for 6 Years

Thursday, August 04, 2016

For the first time ever, a U.S. police officer has been charged with trying to help ISIS. Why did the FBI let him keep his post as a cop during the six years they were questioning him?

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Meet the Inventor of a Revolutionary New Prosthetic

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

We talk with Jessica Menold, the inventor of a human socket that is produced in a fraction of the time of a traditional prosthetic.


The Olympic Games That Almost Weren't

Monday, August 01, 2016

With the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics, David Goldblatt, renowned sports journalist and author gives us a history lesson about why the Games were almost banned for good.

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The Ice Bucket Challenge: Proof That Slacktivism Works?

Thursday, July 28, 2016

When the Ice Bucket Challenge swept the internet in 2014, many criticized it as a form of "slacktivism." But the stunt has led to an ALS breakthrough. Can such a campaign be duplicated?


Divisions Shine at GOP Convention as Cruz is Booed

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Republican Party appears as divided as ever going into its final night, which has the fitting theme "Make America One Again."

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Millennial Radio Station Tackles Violence By and Against Police

Friday, July 15, 2016

Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio is an outlet for the many New Yorkers who are struggling with how to respond to the violence and division across America today.