Stereotypes and skin color: navigating ethnicity as a latino journalist

When Denise Isaac, a Panama-born meteorologist for Miami’s Telemundo 51, moved to the United States for college, she faced an unexpected challenge mingling with her new peers. “When I first got here, people just automatically thought I was a black African-American,” Isaac said as a panelist during an #EIJ15 Saturday session, Off-Color: Navigating Race and Ethnicity asContinue reading “Stereotypes and skin color: navigating ethnicity as a latino journalist”

The Post: Ohio University uses FERPA to keep students’ personal information secure

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series about how FERPA affects student privacy and how Ohio University maintains FERPA-protected documents. In an age of electronic security breaches, leaks and hacks, Ohio University has to be careful to protect the information it keeps about students. That information includes social security numbers, gradesContinue reading “The Post: Ohio University uses FERPA to keep students’ personal information secure”

The Post: FERPA is a ‘door that swings both ways’ on student privacy

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series about how FERPA affects student privacy and how Ohio University maintains FERPA-protected documents. The same federal law that’s used to protect students’ private information has also been accused of concealing questionable records from the public eye. The creation of the Family Educational Rights andContinue reading “The Post: FERPA is a ‘door that swings both ways’ on student privacy”