More than ever, events that take place across the globe have a major effect on our own countries and immediate communities. The world has become our own backyard, but despite the reach of global media brands, international news is still strongly shaped by national borders. Transnational news reporting is needed to forge a new kind of journalism that is truly global in scope.
Why it Matters:
Rob Wijnberg, founder of The Correspondent, says that our problems don’t stop at our own borders — so why should journalism? Writing on Medium, Wijnberg states that national boundaries are rapidly becoming an impediment rather than an aid to understanding the most pressing issues of our time.