Differences in Japanese and U.S. nuclear plants. →
The Callaway Nuclear Power Plant south of Fulton uses a Westinghouse pressurized water reactor. The Center for Public Integrity wrote this great article on why boiling water reactors used in Japan’s Fukushima power plant. General Electric built three of the plant’s six boiling water reactors.
Award-winning sports reporter? →
I won an award as part of the team that broke the story about Derrick Washington’s sexual assault charges. It’s kind of funny how it happened. I’m definitely not a sports reporter. I just happen to know how to get and understand court records, which was really my only contribution. I’m living it up nonetheless.
Stewart the journalist?
We had a pretty interesting discussion in capstone today on whether or not Jon Stewart can be considered a journalist. Of course, the man himself doesn’t consider himself a journalist, but he and his crew at Comedy Central do produce journalism from time to time. They took folks to task on lies and rumors about the federal healthcare bill. They do a lot of work that improves the level of...