NYTimes has reported on a new program to send reporters to news deserts–communities that have no, or too little, coverage. Report for America is set to send 1,100 journalists to locations around the country by 2022, the report says, at annual salaries of about $40,000. It’s funded by news organizations and Google (Facebook has been…
Over the years, I’d probably read only 40 percent of the book, which I knew was wrong, and I’m embarrassed even now to admit that. Still, every chapter or section that I’d read had a nugget–more like a vein of ore–to chase and then refine in my mind.
Friday night was TPSS’s turn at awarding students for their efforts in extra-curricular activity this year. The Excalibur had a strong showing at the annual banquet and celebration in the Cafritz Auditorium on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus. Faculty advisor Steve Thurston gave a short speech about the trials, tribulations and ultimate success of the…
Editors and writers from across the platform were honored for their achievements
Former Montgomery Advocate editor, Dominic Gwinn, is making a mark in Chicago. His series of video interviews with gunshot victims, “One Split Second,” was picked up by the city’s largest public radio news station for their series on gun violence “Every Other Hour.”
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