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On The Margins

A reoccurring theme in my existence has been saying things that aren’t the accepted narrative, and subsequently being called out on it. Sometimes it’s justified – my views and opinions have certainly changed and matured as I’ve grown older and learned more about the world (cough, I’ve gotten FAR more liberal). 887 more words

Politics

Lack of Diversity in Young Adult (YA) Literature: My Take

CNN posted an article about the lack of diversity in young adult literature a few weeks ago. I have posted the link to the article so everyone can read it.  573 more words

Life

Semper Gumby, Again (Still)

The flexibility theme continues. This week, we’re not just talking about being able to adjust your plans on-the-fly, but mental flexibility. What do you do when you’re confronted with facts that run contrary to your world-view, or worse, to your self-image? 363 more words

Critical Thought

Full Disclosure: Writing Edition

When I was 20 I thought I had my career figured out. I would graduate with a Journalism degree and work at a newspaper.  Feature writing would pay the bills as I worked on my great American novel on the side. 332 more words

Life

Crowdfunding critical thought: How alternative finance builds alternative journalism

“Not only is investigative journalism the most expensive style of journalism, but it is also the most likely to incur further liabilities once a story gets published. 31 more words

Investigative Journalism

The Noah Movie: An Apologia

Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah has stirred up quite the storm of strong criticism and counter-criticism from various evangelical Christian reviewers. As one Gospel Coalition reviewer astutely noted… 729 more words

Critical Thought