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#SignalBoostSunday: Local Non-profits That Support Kids Through Tough Times

***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. 352 more words


When newsrooms need to lock their doors, their ability to serve their readers and viewers is sadly impeded I became a journalist, in part, because I was able to walk through the unlocked rear door of my hometown newspaper directly into the newsroom unchallenged and unimpeded.

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Hostile Environment Awareness Training & Services

Hostile Environment Training Services
for journalists, NGO’s & Travelers

Over the years we have interacted with many journalists and NGO personnel who routinely work in hazardous and hostile environments, Over 1100 journalists alone have been killed since 1992 and a lot others assaulted, wounded, kidnapped and imprisoned. 259 more words

Hostile Environments

The Failure To Communicate.

When the Great Ban on Sex Toys in Trinidad and Tobago was announced, I was both slightly amused and curious. It’s not that I write about such topics, it’s that I’m human and that Trinidad and Tobago in it’s entirety doesn’t cease to surprise me when it comes to odd things. 511 more words


Presidents shouldn't have the power to silence media

By Hermes

The freedom of the press has been under attack since before President Donald Trump took office. His election has only strengthened the threat. 805 more words


How others see us can be surprising

A friend of ours married a lovely young lady from Vietnam; they have a beautiful young daughter who took many years to conceive and is therefore something of a miracle child, and much loved.   2,110 more words

Death, Defibrillators & Disney

In 2015, two days before Christmas, Shania Gavin made the call to emergency services and watched on, as her boyfriend began compressions on her mother, whose heart had stopped beating. 1,483 more words