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Club Penguin Times Issue #465 - School In Shambles!?

That’s not part of the procedure.

By Student Reporters — Here we are on the first day of school. But there are students slipping on paint in the halls and dodging basketballs in science class! 716 more words


Summer's End (Haiga)

Thirty Days of Haiga: Newspapers

summer’s end –   
the neighborhood newspapers   
arrive a bit later   

Sometimes even crappy photos
can be made into something useful!


News media hammers the Scots


By Barry Tucker                   18 September, 2014

The role of the news media, the printed Press in particular, in reporting, interpreting and commenting on news events and in shaping public opinion are common themes in this blog. 55 more words

Inside Journalism

1963 "MOBS...DEFY DOGS, FIRE HOSES" (Birmingham, AL)


Anyone who knows elementary Civil Rights history knows about the police dogs and fire hoses that were used against demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama.  This May 5, 1963 edition of The Montgomery Advertiser shows the fascinatingly DIFFERENT perspective of the mainstream media in Alabama with documenting the event; the demonstrators are depicted as a “mob” and a “taunting crowd” who “challenged police officials to use the water hoses and leashed dogs.” Note Rev. 207 more words

Civil Rights



This May 30, 1963 edition of the Selma Times-Journal features interesting segregation, desegregation, and voters drive-related articles.  One title states “No Sales of Liquor, Negro Entry Day” (liquor stores are ordered closed on the day that African-Americans Vivian Malone and James Hood enter the all-white University of Alabama); another states “Church Fight Won By Anti-Mixers” (delegates to a Methodist conference name 3 pro-segregationists to represent them).  15 more words

Civil Rights

Freelance Journalism Class #1

Yesterday I started a new evening course at the University of Victoria called “Freelance Journalism in 2014″ and as promised I’m going to share what I’ve learned with all of you! 904 more words