Posts Tagged “newspapers”

Skimming through the Obits and life

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Skimming through the Obits and life

Skimming through the Obits and life The obituary section of the old more informed newspaper era was an obsession with my father back in the 1950s and 1960s. Today, the newspapers are anorexic but the Obit section is still growing strong. And, I understand why my father paid attention to it so much now that I…

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth? Many of today’s young people don’t see the value of newspapers. They have their heads and minds buried deeply into their cell phones, not just for talking and texting but for writing, typing, viewing videos and storing thousands of digital photographs. They Snapchat, Instragram, Facebook, Twitter…

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference UNITY: Journalists for Diversity will be holding a regional conference in Chicago on Friday Oct. 21. Here are notes on my remarks and information on the speakers in my panel and the schedule of the day’s events. PROGRAM UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in partnership with Loyola University has opened registration…

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Remembering the Daily Newspaper

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Remembering the Daily Newspaper

Remembering the Daily Newspaper, and when big city journalism had more credibility. But today, the community newspaper and the Internet offer more variety, more diversity and more news that is of interest directly to you. Not even a fish wants to be wrapped in today’s dailies Read the column or listen to the author read the column…

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HANANIA: Arab-Israeli government restrictions on journalism promotes hate, For Immediate Release, 12-12-07

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Arab-Israeli government restrictions on journalism promote hate By Ray Hanania — Last June while performing with the Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour, which included two Israeli comedians and a Jewish American comic, we were approached by a popular Lebanese newspaper to do an interview. The reporter of the publication interviewed me, a Palestinian. I suggested she might…

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