James Connolly

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Giant Installation in Pakistan Confronts Drone Operators with the Face of a Victim

In an empty field in the heavily bombed Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa region of Pakistan, a massive portrait shows the face of a little girl, her eyes innocent yet piercing. This giant print was installed by a collaboration of artists and local villagers as a part of the project <i>#NotABugSplat</i>, designed to …

Drones

Journalism In America Is Undergoing A Digital Resurrection

"It looks like a weird dictatorship theme park," the sardonic reporter told the camera. A new report by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that a third of Americans now watch news videos online, about as many as say they watch news on cable television. Among those aged 18-29, around half …

Journalism

Storytelling for Good

Medium’s first non-profit storytelling grant, enabling you to craft and share your stories in the world<p><i>[Update: This contest ran in March 2014 and is</i> …

Kenyan women want justice over post-election sexual violence

Six years after being gang-raped and beaten in front of her husband and four-year-old child during a wave of post-election violence in Kenya, Nancy is still awaiting justice.<p>If it were left to the country's director of public prosecutions, Keriako Tobiko, she would never see it. Last month, Tobiko …

Pollution From Home Stoves Kills Millions Of People Worldwide

Air pollution has become the world's largest environmental risk, killing an estimated 7 million people in 2012, the World Health Organization says.<p>That means about 1 out of every 8 deaths in the world each year is due to air pollution. And half of those deaths are caused by household stoves, …

reShoot for iPhone gives you a second chance at movie magic

Shooting video is a challenge because its very flexibility is often a liability: cinematic freedom comes at a time consuming, complex price. Inevitably you shoot too much, like too little, and consume hours attempting to salvage bad footage. Sometimes you wish you could just start all over …

Pro Tip: Stabilize Your GoPro Videos Using Your Face

Here’s a video from back in 2012 that shows a basic GoPro video stabilization tip you might not have heard of yet. Put together by Mitch Bergsma of …

What happens at Netflix when House of Cards goes live

February 27, 2015 | 2:06 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/02/27/business/what-happens-netflix-when-house-cards-goes-live/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

We Visited Singapore's Outrageous Airport, And Were Totally Blown Away

<i>With the Singapore Airshow open to the public this weekend, it's a great occasion to check out the world's greatest airport, so we've republished her report.</i><p>Singapore's Changi Airport is a major hub for international transport, with more than 135,000 passengers passing through every day.<p>But it's no …

When did travelers become such a$$holes?

The first time I went on an international trip I was 26 and alone. Like most first-time travelers, I was overwhelmed with emotion — everything from …

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