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Greece 2016: Refugees —more than just Syrians March 10, 2016

Morgan State University Global Reporting Project Team members Synclaire Cruel and Arius Bevins, accompanied by Department Chair Jackie Jones, visit a refugee camp in Piraeus, Greece. Jones reports, non-Syrian refugees, whom we met at Victoria Square in Athens, contend that while the focus is on Syrians who have been trapped inside Greece, unable to leave because the border with Macedonia has been closed, non-Syrians are stuck as well. This subway station is the last stop for many refugees staying in…

GREECE 2016: Refugee camp in Piraeus. March 9, 2016

Morgan State University Global Reporting Project Team members Synclaire Cruel and Arius Bevins visit a refugee camp in Piraeus, Greece, mostly inhabited by Syrians and Afghans. There was a great deal of activity amongst Afghan refugees we met in Victoria Square —a place where all the Syrian refugees were also —until Sunday. The refugee boys wanted their pictures taken, they loved the camera. Refugees had to hand wash their clothes, then hang among the bushes to dry. All the kids wanted their…

GREECE 2016: Χαίρετα March 4, 2016

The SGJC Global Reporting Project Team members depart from Dulles airport March 04, 2016, en route to Switzerland, before traveling to Athens, Greece the following day. The trip is part of a partnership with Penn State University, in which SGJC students were invited to accompany students in an international news reporting class …The students study issues in the destination country, make source contacts in advance and then get practical experience reporting on the ground. This year’s trip to Greece examines…

CUBA 2015: Return trip to USA March 20, 2014

Morgan State University Global Reporting Project Team members, after arriving at Tampa International Airport from Havana, Cuba (June 13, 2015). Pictured are Dr. Fredric Kendrick; Multimedia Journalism Department Chairperson, Jackie Jones; Senior Multimedia Journalism major, Synclair Cruel; SGJC Videographer/Editor, Derrick Cheston; and Senior Multimedia Journalism major, Emily Pelland. I’m blessed to even have the opportunity to go to Cuba as a journalist. It was a trip that I will never forget and eye opening for so much how Americans are spoiled….

CUBA 2015: ¡Bienvenido a la Habana, Cuba! March 20, 2014

JUNE 06, 2015 HAVANA, CUBA — For the past 22 years, School of Global Journalism & Communication Dean, Dwayne Wickham has visited Cuba. Since year 2000, Wickham has organized trips for American journalists, academics, and politicians. This year joining Wickham in Cuba are Jacqueline Jones, Editor, Morgan State Global Journalism Review and Chair, Department of Multimedia Journalism, Morgan State University; Dr. Fredric Kendrick, Professor, Department of Multimedia Journalism, Morgan State University; Derrick Cheston, Photojournalist, Morgan State University; Synclaire Cruel, Student…

CUBA 2015: Working in Cuba March 20, 2014

JUNE 06, 2015 HAVANA, CUBA — For the past 22 years, Dwayne Wickham has visited Cuba. This year joining Wickham in Cuba from Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication are Jacqueline Jones, Editor, Morgan State Global Journalism Review and Chair, Department of Multimedia Journalism; Dr. Fredric Kendrick, Professor, Department of Multimedia Journalism; Derrick Cheston, Photojournalist; Synclaire Cruel, Student journalist; and Emily Pelland, Student journalist. The Morgan State University SGJC Global Reporting Project Team members are in CUBA to report about what…

CUBA 2015: Departing for Havana March 20, 2014

JUNE 05, 2015 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — For the past 22 years, Dwayne Wickham has visited Cuba. This year joining Wickham in Cuba from Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication are Jacqueline Jones, Editor, Morgan State Global Journalism Review and Chair, Department of Multimedia Journalism; Dr. Fredric Kendrick, Professor, Department of Multimedia Journalism; Derrick Cheston, Photojournalist; Synclaire Cruel, Student journalist; and Emily Pelland, Student journalist. The SGJC Global Reporting Project Team members depart from BWI airport June 05, 2015, en route…

Extra pics (Cuba —june.2015) March 19, 2014

Did you miss something —or maybe we missed something? Here are some extras that were left hanging around in the editing room; some on the cutting room floor; and others, maybe we just left them in some foreign country, and finally found em. —Oh well, ENJOY.

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