Category Archives: newspaper

Stay-at-home mom blogging for a journalist’s life

NYT: “(Jane) Novak has become so well known in Yemen that newspaper editors say they sell more copies if her photograph — blond and smiling — is on the cover. Her blog, an outspoken news bulletin on Yemeni affairs, is … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Golf, Bacara Resort and $1,000 bottles of wine

Pols can still spend campaign funds on them, but now have to disclose who was along and what purpose it served to help them do their job. State Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, is one of the examples used by critics … Continue reading

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Cal State LA students get funds to foster citizen journalism

in the Asian and Latino San Gabriel Valley communities. I’m assuming it will be mostly online. The school got $12,000 for the first year and $5,000 for the next.

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‘The public’s right to know’ balanced with ‘Do no harm’

that is the question at FCBlog.

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Pray

What to do when you run into a mountain lion. (h/t Bethania Palma) Or you can do this. We’ll have a story on the La Verne lion in tomorrow’s paper.

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Mountain lion in La Verne

Anyone get photo?

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MTV and Newspapers

There is a new reality series, called “The Paper,” on at 10:30 p.m. on Mondays. But they apparently don’t have workers “making out in Jacuzzis… slamming shots in some raucous club…prancing about in skimpy bikinis on spring break.” -Not a … Continue reading

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Craiglist scams

The site is useful for legitimate purposes as well as not so legitimate. We’ll have a story on one possible scam in Wednesday’s paper.

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Can the media use or create more silly phrases?

“Swift boating”? Dirty tricks by outsiders? Ugh.

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Finding captive residents* in Industry

Reading up on Industry, with dreams of the NFL floating through my head, I came across a Wall Street Journal article from June 9, 1960 about small communities, especially dairy farmers, who were incorporating to protect themselves. “…And two years … Continue reading

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