Madeleine Deason

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

***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.

Portfolio

WEB

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...
Biofueled: Chinese airline flight runs on cooking oil waste
A Chinese airline completed the first commercial flight powered with biofuel made from leftover cooking oil on March 21. The jet fuel for the flight, ...
Pakistan requires fingerprints for cell service
If Pakistan's cellphone users want to keep their cellular service, they'll have to be fingerprinted. The government hopes building a natio...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Turf Improvement Project to Begin at Lincoln and Stanton Parks
The National Park Service (NPS) announced on Oct. 2 that a turf improvement project will temporarily close parts of Lincoln and Stanton Parks from Oct. 14, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
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,...

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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...
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.
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...

JAPANESE NEWS BLOG

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...
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...

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