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10 Things I Learned about Newsies

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw the Broadway double-Tony-winner musical Newsies at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco and I knew nothing about it except the title... and I had a bobblehead. It runs through March 15th. Here are 10 things I learned.

The Real Two Party System

Trey Lyon | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

To some, fear is a motivator, to others a sales tactic and to still others, a sign of weakness. Ironically, that sentence is equally true when the word "fear" is replaced with the word "hope."

Why Isn't the Times a-Changin'?

Robert Miraldi | Posted 04.20.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

I always thought, perhaps naively, that the Times was not going after just the wealthy, that they might have a commitment to people at the lower end of the wealth scale. Then I encountered the February 11 edition.

Visualizing Peace: The Peace Angels Project

Lin Evola | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Lin Evola

The birth of the Peace Angels Project was November 3, 1992, in Los Angeles. This year we celebrate the 21st anniversary. The Peace Angels Project is a...

Goodbye J-School, Hello World

Anna Hiatt | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Anna Hiatt

Our whirlwind friendship began what seems like a century ago. It was before the moment that New York became "home." "It shall be a carnival of the liver," he said.

Help Us Judge The Joe Jr. Awards!

Posted 03.14.2012 | College

You waited for months and now the Joe Jr. Awards are finally here! The entries are in from some awesome college journalists around the country and...

Joys of Chess: From Krabbé to Hesse

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 01.17.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Christian Hesse's book The Joys of Chess is a compilation of chess stories, biographical sketches, games and fragments with references to art and science. It resembles work previously done by Tim Krabbé.

Why Not Give The Onion A Pulitzer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The Onion, of course, is satire, so their campaign for a Pulitzer is heavily laced with humor. Humorous or not, though, they've got a serious point.

Citizen Murdoch: What "War at the Wall Street Journal?"

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.

Pulitzer: A Lost World Where Words Mattered

James McGrath Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James McGrath Morris

In one stroke, Pulitzer simultaneously elevated the common man and took his spare change. The World was good and readers flocked.

From Pulitzer to Murdoch - The Newspaper Guys and Beyond

Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Taylor

The age of "the newspaper guys" might be ending, but the media moguls will live on.

Purity, Integrity, Inspiration: Possible in 2009 News Online?

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sheila Shayon

In 2009, the Christian Science Monitor, a 100 year-old news organization, became the first nationally circulated newspaper to replace its daily print edition with its website.