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FUN at the FAIR

Northwest Alabama Fair lives up to its billing

By Amanda Blackwood

The Daily Mountain Eagle

Published: Fall 2008

The fair is an alternative universe that suspends you in the air and spits you out after you have gorged yourself on guilty pleasures such as deep-fried goodies sold by its concessionaires. 502 more words

Writing

Generalized Sourcing - Media Hyperbole as opposed to Fact-Reporting

News media agencies are quite often guilty of reporting hyperbole, that is, inflationary “news” which really borders on sensationalism and theatrics to attract readers.

We could refer to it as the “EVERYONE SAYS syndrome”. 813 more words

Media

Jazz is still alive

Jazz music legend, Billy Burton is now at peace that his beloved trumpet and flugelhorn has been found.
They both had been left overnight in his car outside his Mosman home on Sunday the 3rd May. 317 more words

Billy Burton

This Reporter Confronted Her 'FHRITP' Perpetrators And Made Them Look Like Idiots

People who yell “F*ck her right in the pussy” need to stop. We get it. It was funny for one second, then we found out it was a hoax, and it should have stopped there. 74 more words

Sports

Jan Millner

Title: 1) News Reporter 2) Actor 3) Writer

Company: 1) News 12 Long Island 2) WPIX 3) Freelance writing

Location: New Rochelle, N.Y. 130 more words

Writing

The Story That Got Away

Reporting isn’t an exact science. In fact, many stories that we work on behind the scenes never come to light. Sometimes you can work for weeks, months, or even years developing a story, but outside factors can knock it down before it ever gets published. 1,075 more words

The Feminine Character in Hard News Reporting

During the two decades, the number of female journalists has increased at several times than before with the feminist movements happening. However, people became to find that the style or news dominance of female journalists’ reporting was usually differentiating from those of males’. 565 more words