Monthly Archives: March 2007

Just because they’re applying, doesn’t mean they know what’s coming.

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S—-Disturbers

Tim Crews is the 63-year-old owner, editor and reporter of the Sacramento Valley Mirror. While he may mix his opinions with his news reporting a tad much, his type of small town newspaper journalism is important and becoming rare. “We’re … Continue reading

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Linda Sanchez, D-Cerritos

I’m in New York for the next week or so taking care of my mother. I’ll keep blogging for the fun of it because it gives me something to do in the very boring town of West Islip. Not having … Continue reading

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Portraits of the fallen

Whether you are for or against the war, you have to respect the sacrifices of our men and women in the armed forces. We tried as we move into the fifth year of the Iraqi War to honor those who … Continue reading

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This is going to be fun.

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“Other than the cancer and the $25 million lawsuit, Im doing all right. If I can have that sense of humor when things are bad, I’ll be doing all right.

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Um, duh

“And hopefully this will be some kind of subtle message to other newsrooms that if you can spare the time and the resources to turn a reporter loose for a good bit of time, then something good might happen.”

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Newspapers and local blogs

Claremont Insider makes some interesting points about the growing power of local blogs and how they are becoming part of the solution in covering communities. “It’s a different time, though. There are other ways for communities to communicate and share … Continue reading

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Assignment Zero

The idea: “an attempt to bring together professional writers and editors with citizen journalists to collaborate on reporting and writing about the rise of crowdsourcing on the Web. Inspired by the open source movement, the goal of Assignment Zero is … Continue reading

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Patterico takes apart the LA Times story on U.S. Attorneys being fired. The one point that I believe most stories bury is that this has been done before by other presidents, including Clinton and the first Bush. If people don’t … Continue reading

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