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What's in a Name? Part II: A Border Brouhaha

As the current border brouhaha between Carson City Councilman Albert Robles and the Daily Breeze newspaper illustrates, there’s great importance attached to the names used for geographic areas – especially when they’re used in conjunction with undesirable activities or tarnished reputations. 540 more words


Getting a defendant's address

This is a quick post on what to do if a court is obstructive in providing details of a defendant, including their name and address. 381 more words

Media Law

British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive is a new online resource available at any of the Shire’s libraries at Bermagui, Bega, Merimbula and Eden.

It’s really worth checking out as newspaper articles can supplement your family or local history research wonderfully. 259 more words

Family History

Monk Rural Telephone Company 1909

When you feel your cell phone moving in the pocket of your coat think of the farmer in the rural community who never even had a telephone. 93 more words


A front page which combines Christmas with a drugs bust to create something rather special...

When I was putting together the gallery of front pages celebrating the art of the Christmas special, I focused on the positive.

But the front page above, from the Greenwich News Shopper, is perhaps of my favourites. 290 more words


A plucking good Christmas story

You don’t get many chances in journalism to have a front page which includes the sentence: “Don’t let them gobble our George” so well done to the Tivy-Side Advertiser in Wales for making the most of the sort of story which will always flap its way on to the front page at Christmas…