Kaylen Tanner

Kaylen is a participant in the World Journalism Institute's 2015 course.

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Bernard Lewis remembered for Middle East scholarship

by Kaylen Tanner
Posted 5/24/18, 12:28 pm

Bernard Lewis, a scholar whose study of the Middle East shaped 20th century U.S. foreign policy toward the region, died Saturday. He was 101.

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Notable Books

Books | Seven self-published books
by Susan Olasky, Sandy Barwick, Jonathan Boes, Onize Ohikere & Kaylen Tanner
Posted 8/21/15, 01:00 am

During the past year, WORLD received more than 100 self-published books for possible review. This past May we had our 14 students at the 2015 World Journalism Institute each choose the books that most appealed to them—and from those to choose one to review. For the WJI students, that’s useful experience for future work in publishing or book reviewing. For the authors who sent their books, thank you. Although some of you will be disappointed not to find your book reviewed here, you have helped in the training of these budding journalists.

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Ethiopia remains peaceful after general elections

Ethiopia
by Kaylen Tanner
Posted 5/30/15, 11:00 am

Ethiopian-American Yonas Gebreselasse believes his home country is still on the right track, despite European Union claims this week’s parliamentary election was unfair. While recognizing Ethiopian free speech is not what he experiences in the United States, Gebreselasse believes Ethiopia’s vote on Sunday kept the best party in power.

The May 24 vote gave the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front an estimated 442 of the 547 seats in parliament. Final results are expected June 22.

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