Madeleine Deason

Multi-platform Journalism grad student, Phillip Merrill College of Journalism

Location icon United States of America

***This is my writing portfolio. For multimedia projects please visit maddydeason.com***

I’m a Japanese-bilingual former flight attendant studying journalism who loves to tell stories with code, design, and data.

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LiveScience.com
There's No Such Thing As 'Free-Range' Parenting - It's Just Parenting

Madeleine Deason is a graduate student at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. She contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights . Judy Converse knew when she heard a referee's whistle that dinner was ready and that it was time to go home.

Capital Community News
12/09/2014
Councilmember Tommy Wells Awarded His Very Own Brickie

Councilmember Tommy Wells received a special award at the Eighth Annual Livable Walkable Awards at the Atlas Performing Arts Center last Wednesday night. Wells started the awards eight years ago as a way to recognize residents of the Ward 6 who are making a difference in the community.

Capital Community News
03/27/2015
Hear Me Code Provides Safe Space for Women to Learn Code

Hear Me Code, a group that provides free coding lessons for women by women in the Washington area, started in September 2013 with four women around a kitchen table. In just a little over a year that number has increased to 1000 women.

Capital Community News
02/18/2015
Evening Event at Air and Space Draws Hundreds

A sold out after-hours event at the National Air and Space Museum featuring the museum's newest exhibit, Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity, was attended by approximately 200 people on Friday.

Capital Community News
11/19/2014
HOZIER PACKS THE 9:30 CLUB

The 9:30 Club did not have any problems with turnout on Election Day this month. The headliner on Nov. 4 was Hozier, 24-year-old Irish singer-songwriter, who exploded in popularity this year. The venue was packed. The Artist Hozier was born in County Wicklow, Ireland on St. Patrick's Day 1990.

Capital Community News
09/30/2014
New Visitor Parking Passes, New Rules

The 2014 Visitor Parking Passes (VPP) that would have expired on Sept. 30, 2014 will remain valid until Dec. 31, 2014, and residents can apply for 2015 passes starting Oct. 1, 2014, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced Thursday.

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The Beltsville News
11/01/2014
Cafe Rue's Chef Cole Wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Cole D. Whaley, also known as Chef Cole, was not always a chef. Whaley has a business degree from Cleveland State University and started his career as an account manager for the employment website, Monster.

Capital Community News
11/01/2014
Ward 6 State Board of Education Candidates Debate

Education has been a hot topic this election season. It is important to know who you are voting for, especially for your local representative on the Board of Education.

Greenbelt News Review
10/02/2014
A Spiritual Journey Shows Eastern Shore

Peter Stern, who studied photography at Johnson State College in Vermont from 1980 to 1981, did not start shooting landscapes from the air until he began flying ultralight planes as a hobby in 2003.

JAPANESE NEWS BLOG

ARAMA! JAPAN
01/09/2015
NHK Cut Political Jokes From New Year's Show

Comedy duo Bakusho Mondai's jokes about politicians were cut from an NHK New Year's show, Bakusho Mondai said on Wednesday during their TBS radio program "JUNK Bakusho Mondai Cowboy". The New Year's show was "Hatsu Warai Touzai Yose 2015," and aired on NHK, Japan's publicly owned broadcasting organization, on Jan.

ARAMA! JAPAN
12/05/2014
NETIZENS APPROVE OF KITAGAWA KEIKO AND DAIGO

It was reported last week that actress Kitagawa Keiko, 28, and singer DAIGO, 36, have been in a relationship since spring. The two first met in 2011 on the set of the drama "LADY~Saigo no Hanzai Profile~". DAIGO played a guest role in the first episode.

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