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April 22: Noah Webster Calls for Environmental Sustainability (in 1817!)


On this day in 1817, Noah Webster’s visionary essay on environmental sustainability, which he modestly titled “Domestic Consumption,” was published on the front page of the… 519 more words

We Get Only The News We Want, Unfortunately

The old adage “knowledge is power” has become one of the greatest contradictions of the digital era. While we now have almost unlimited access to knowledge, the tools that have created this opportunity have also made it possible for us to self-select information and limit exposure to other perspectives.

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Editorial, advertorial, it's all the same to journalism: Can editors and reporters do their jobs without promoting themselves? These days, the answer is No.

When I started out in journalism in 1994, my editor admitted I would not just get assigned real stories about the happenings in town, but also something called a “fuzzy bunny.” 485 more words

Alleged Journalism

Ray Dunaway: Wyman, Klarides, and the Governor's Race

Daniela Altimari, statehouse reporter at The Courant, looks at the governor’s race in progress. Pressure is growing on Nancy Wyman, while Themis Klarides will soon decide on entering the governor’s race.

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Hartford Courant Names Diversified Group a Top Workplace for 2017

Diversified Group has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by… 136 more words

Diversified Group

John Linehan Named to the Hartford Hawks Basketball Staff

The all-time steals leader in NCAA Men’s Basketball History and Friar legend John Linehan has been named to the Hartford Hawks Men’s Basketball staff for the upcoming basketball season. 500 more words

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