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Sofia Zuñiga

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Sofia Zuñiga is a Digital Journalism student, completing a minor in Social Media and E-Marketing Analytics, and a certificate in Queer Studies. Currently, she is an NBCU DEI fellow, with an interest in LGBTQ topics and social issues.

Journalists face more physical and verbal threats than ever (includes video story)

According to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, 40 journalists were assaulted while working in 2022. Organizations such as the Radio Television Digital News Association...

Trump pleads not guilty to 34 charges in Manhattan courthouse (includes video story)

Former U.S. President Donald Trump surrendered to authorities in Manhattan yesterday and pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts.  Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg charged...

FDA approves Narcan, opioid-overdose medication (includes video story)

The Federal Food and Drug Administration has approved Narcan, the first antidote for opioid overdose that can be accessed without a prescription. Narcan is...

TikTok CEO testifies for five hours in Congress (includes video story)

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before Congress yesterday where he was grilled about the app's safety and Chinese ownership. During five hours of testimony,...

Police enforcement increases before Trump indictment (includes video story)

Fencing has gone up at the United States Capitol, the Supreme Court and lower Manhattan as a precaution ahead of Former President Donald Trump's...

NASA study reveals climate change is worsening floods and droughts (includes video story)

Climate change and warmer temperatures are worsening floods and droughts, according to a recent NASA study. Dr. Matthew Rodell and Dr. Bailing Li published...

Biden proposes budget aiming to help “hard-working Americans” (includes video story)

Yesterday President Joe Biden released his new $6.8 trillion budget proposal for the 2024 fiscal year. It includes higher taxes for the wealthy and...

Today marks one year since the Russian invasion of Ukraine (includes video story)

One year ago today, Russia invaded Ukraine, causing a war that has killed 21,000 civilians and left 18 million people in dire need of...

DeSantis and Republicans target media through Supreme Court case (includes video story)

Last week Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a panel focused on defamation featuring six guests who claimed to have been wronged by the media,...

Republicans attack Biden’s optimistic State of the Union address (includes video story)

Former Trump White House Press Secretary and Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the Republican's rebuttal from Little Rock, Arkansas. As the youngest governor...