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An unhappy memory

I almost allowed the 17th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, to slip past me yesterday. As I was taking a “mental health break” from the office, I reflected on the events of that day, so long ago, and marveled at how near the incidents still seem, how upsetting it is to watch footage from that horrible morning. 1,357 more words


Delusion and social media influencers

Social media has brought to fore some new and interesting vocabulary. Many have become part and parcel of our everyday conversations. But there are a few words that sound mystifying. 7 more words


New Internationalist brings the focus back to print journalism

New Internationalist turns to its vast reader base for support as it moulds itself into a new kind of media company.

by Nikhil Sreekandan

For more than 40 years now, this Oxford-based publication has been the torchbearer stalwart of the global south – exposing injustices and involving marginalized voices – a trusted and progressive publication that looks beyond borders. 675 more words

Chase That Passion


The vanishing of four area newspapers in the name of profit (or lack thereof) has me more than a little spooked. It’s like someone walked over my grave. 1,058 more words


A eulogy of sorts

As I continue to write these off-the-cuff memorials for the Hope Star and other dead-man-walking newspapers, I turn my attention to the former Daily Siftings Herald… 1,124 more words


The tragedy of the Gatehouse chain

So the real question, now, is whether my career is fading into the rearview mirror as quickly as those SW Arkansas newspapers owned (formerly, I guess) by Gatehouse Media. 579 more words


When you speak of me, speak well

At age 19, I officially joined the workforce by taking a job as a general assignments reporter at the Hope Star daily newspaper in Hope, Arkansas. 1,870 more words