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Become an Accountability Lab Fellow

Deadline Extended to 3/24! The Accountability Lab Fellowship is the leading, multi-disciplinary program for students interested in transforming development outcomes through a focus on accountability, transparency, and open governance. The Newhouse Center for Global Engagement and the Accountability Lab have partnered to encourage students work in Pakistan, Liberia, Nepal, and Mali, focused the area in Visual Storytelling […]

Integrity Idol – Ben Cleeton and Jim Tuttle

Our mission was to create a series of videos about four people for Accountability Lab’s first Integrity Idol contest in Liberia. We had two weeks and a shoestring budget to accomplish the task

Brittany Wait: Visual Storytelling Fellowship in Nepal

I’m a master’s student in photography and film at Syracuse University. Thanks to a partnership through my college and the Accountability Lab based out of Washington, D.C., I spent the summer in Nepal on a visual storytelling fellowship.

1993. Turkey. Kurdistan.

Reza and the Power of Photography for Humanity

Connecting cultures Connecting communities Connecting hearts. Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. Renowned photojournalist and humanitarian Reza will speak at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. He will present “The power of photography for humanity: […]

Refugees and migrants aboard a fishing boat piloted by smugglers reach the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey. (Antonio Masiello / Zuma Press with Permission from POYi – Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.)

Running for Cover in the Syrian Conflict

“Running for Cover: Politics, Justice and Media in the Syrian Conflict” Accountability in the Syrian conflict will be the focus of this daylong event hosted by the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement. Participants will analyze the international community’s response to the Syrian conflict and its effects, as well as the challenges to reporting the war, developing […]

Near East Foundation Internships

The Near East Foundation (NEF) is offering five paid or per-credit internships in its Syracuse headquarters for summer 2016. Based on qualifications, the interns will be placed in the Communications and Development, Program Development, or Program Support areas. All open internship position descriptions are below. For 100 years, NEF has worked to build more sustainable, […]

LIME hosts a screening of ‘Oriented’

LIME: An Israeli/Palestinian Dialogue Group at Syracuse University Presents a screening of Oriented, a documentary film that follows the lives of three gay palestinian friends confronting their national and sexual identity in Tel Aviv. Director Jake Witzenfeld will hold a Q&A session via Skype following the screening.   EVENT DETAILS Date: Wednesday, March 9th, 7 […]

Alexandra Hootnick captures a beautiful landscape at dusk.

Reflections: One Land One Love

Behind scenes of onelandonelove.org, a project about hope & struggle in the Palestinian Territories & Israel – In partnership with the Near East Foundation.

I interviewed politicians, celebrities, and volunteers about their personal Integrity Idol to share on social media

Dispatches: Grace Farson – 2015 Nepal Commmunications Fellow

By Grace Farson For the last half of 2015, I lived in Nepal where I worked as Accountability Lab’s Media and Communications Fellow. In May 2015, I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Communications school where I focused on Media Production. I first learned about the Lab through connections with my […]

Dorcas Pewee, Ben Cleeton, and Jim Tuttle interview the final contestant Comfort Nimley in Buchanan.

Newhouse-Accountability Lab Fellowships in Nepal, Liberia and Pakistan

The Accountability Lab and the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement have partnered to create opportunities for visual storytelling and communication students to work in Liberia, Nepal and Pakistan. As a part of that collaboration we are announcing the Summer 2016 Visual Storytelling and Communications fellowships.

Jim Tuttle (right) interviews a student of the Liberia Visual Arts Academy.

Dispatches – Jim Tuttle – 2014-15 Liberia Visual Fellow

I lived in Liberia for about 10 weeks, working as the multimedia resident for a NGO called The Accountability Lab. I’d like to thank AL and the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement at Syracuse University for making this wonderful opportunity available.

Internship Announcements – Near East Foundation

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Near East Foundation (NEF), we are excited to announce four paid or per-credit internships at the NEF Syracuse headquarters. Based on qualifications, the interns will be placed in the Communications, Program Development or Program Support areas. For 100 years, NEF has worked to build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the […]

Photo by Ben Cleeton

Ben Cleeton – Student Spotlight

Diaspora Times Two Ben Cleeton, a documentary photographer, based out of Syracuse, NY, said, “I want to engage my viewers in the fight to challenge exploitative systems, especially the criminal justice and social network institutions.” Cleeton is currently majoring in Photojournalism at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He photographed the African Diaspora in Guangzhou, China, and […]

Adventure West Bank & Israel

June 6–23 commitment Partnership with the Near East Foundation Newhouse graduate student focused Majority of expenses paid* Deadline, Tuesday March 17   Two Newhouse professors will be leading a small student team to the West Bank for two weeks this June to produce a story package based on the work of the Near East Foundation, […]

Press Release: Liberia & Nepal Residency Program

Newhouse Center for Global Engagement and the Accountability Lab are announcing a residency program for visual communication students. Internships for the Summer of 2015 will be based in Liberia and Nepal. Syracuse, N.Y., February 10, 2015 —  Newhouse Center for Global Engagement announced today that it will recruit three “resident” interns in Liberia and Nepal […]

Accountability Lab Hip Co-Festival Photo by Morgana Wingard

Liberia and Nepal Multimedia Internships

March 6 deadline 10–12 week residencies; Starting Summer 2015 Two in-country positions available:  One in Liberia, one in Nepal Basic in-country expenses paid Position will be filled on a rolling-basis   The Accountability Lab and the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement have partnered to create opportunities for visual communication students in Liberia and Nepal. As a part of that […]

Liberia Visual Design Internship

March 6 deadline 10–12 week residencies; Starting Summer 2015 One in-country visual design position available Basic in-country expenses paid Position will be filled on a rolling-basis   The Accountability Lab and the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement have partnered to create opportunities for visual communication students in Liberia and Nepal. Aa a part of that collaboration we are announcing […]

Visualizing Ebola In Liberia

In an effort to shed light on the Ebola crisis in Liberia, center director Ken Harper, in partnership with assistant professor Steven King of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, mobilized a team of developers and designers that quickly created an interactive online data visualization website that shows the Ebola outbreak as it happens, offering government […]

Afghanistan: From Under the Veil

From under the veil to under the knife: Western media and body image in Afghanistan Newhouse graduate student Azeta Hatef traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan in December 2013 after she learned of the sudden rise in cosmetic surgery within the country. Afghanistan is a place where a significant number of people face grave issues due to […]

Qatar Advertising Competition

In early 2014, team of five students from The NewHouse, a student-run advertising agency based in the Newhouse School, won first place in the Qatar 2022 Women’s Soccer Challenge advertising competition, presented to the World Cup Supreme Committee in Doha, Qatar. The students, all advertising majors at Newhouse, competed against undergraduate and graduate students from […]