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Hitting Brick Walls: Our First Political Investigation

We’ve learned a lot about journalism on this trip. We’ve made a lot of mistakes, too. Every story we’ve tackled has challenged our persistence, our resourcefulness, and our ethical boundaries. The last story we covered in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan was no … Continue reading

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White Lies: Our Struggle with the Ethics of Journalism

I moved the mouse cursor over the ‘send’ button, and hesitated before clicking. I bit my lip. I was anxious. The email was directed to Carl, a 24 year old Australian we’d been volunteering with the week before at a … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Time Crunch

From the beginning, this project has had to overcome the conflict of having two goals, two bottom lines that would oft refuse to go in the same direction.  We have always wanted to have our cake and eat it too: … Continue reading

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Protesting Rape in New Delhi

11 PM, paint cans ready: Rush was going to make her mark. I was a lookout, and the photographer, but for the moment I was given a brush and told to paint the wall blue. She’d invited me to come … Continue reading

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The Secret To Our Success

  People sometimes ask us how we’re able to maintain a travel blog, a Forbes column, write feature stories, and plan a bike tour all at the same time. It seems like a lot. How do we keep on top … Continue reading

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