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Last week my news reporting class discussed the difference sourcing and framing can make on a story. I find it doesn’t occur often to the people I know who aren’t in journalism school, but the sources, quotes and photos a journalists decides to use in a story can determine the nature of the story itself. 558 more words
Back in June I wrote about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s must-win case against Dallas businessman Sam Wyly. Well, win the SEC did, and now a federal judge has slapped penalties of more than $300 million on Wyly and the estate of his late brother, Charles — sanctions that even the judge herself characterized as “staggering.” 188 more words
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson said the school is “probably six to eight years” away from building a new basketball arena to replace the Erwin Center. 347 more words
Writing can be tedious. Reading is fun!
At least, that seems to be the general consensus, especially for people who really enjoy reading. Even for those who truly enjoy writing, the physical act of creating a narrative world can sometimes take a toll on the mind and require frequent coffee breaks. 666 more words