Promoting Awareness through Multimedia Storytelling: The Case of Elizabeth House in Ecuador

Mary Hall. Journalist.

I am currently in the middle of my honors capstone project: a two-year scholarship project focusing on my chosen field. I wanted to combine my passion for journalism with another passion of mine—social justice. I decided to return to Ecuador during the summer between my junior and senior years of college to work in a home for pregnant teens coming out of crisis situations. This summer I will be blogging about my experience here! Push the “Follow Me” button to the right to keep up with what I’m doing!

You can also read more about the scholarship project leading up to this summer below:


Advocacy journalism is a sub-field of journalism that is rapidly growing. Galusca wrote that investigative journalism is taking the forefront of social justice causes (2012, p. 3). Advocacy journalism takes the basic principles of journalism—factual integrity, clear concise writing, storytelling, and educating the public—and uses them to tell the story…

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