The Post story included the what, who, where and how of basic journalism. What was missing was the why. Why is sea level rising and eroding the beach in Chincoteague?
Federal judges are required by law to disqualify themselves when their "impartiality might be reasonably questioned." This applies to the Supremes, too, but Diana Ross has greater standing to decide the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act than Clarence Thomas.
Now we'll see hundreds of new headlines screaming that the committee "failed." What we won't see are headlines explaining what really happened: That this failure was inevitable; that it reflects the wishes of most people; that OWS played a large part in the outcome.
The Washington Post is within its rights to use its editorial page to advocate for cuts to Social Security. But its recent editorial is a dangerous misuse of its Constitutionally-privileged power.
It's hard to understand why a group representing millions of seniors, which expresses a viewpoint held by the vast majority of Americans of all ages, would face character assassination in the opinion pages of the Washington Post.
What The Washington Post does isn't journalism. It's propaganda dressed up in a newspaper outfit, going door to door to its subscribers and shouting "Trick or Treat!" Problem is, we keep getting the trick instead of the treat.
A truly brilliant idea for fixing America's inner city schools has come out of Washington. Kwame Brown seeks to recruit top teachers to low performing schools by freeing them for two or three years from the district's oppressive IMPACT evaluation system.
Since leaving the cozy confines of D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency six years ago, Denise Gibson has been riding around the city through the night on buses, and sleeping in stairwells.
For America to avert catastrophe and regain both its educational edge and economic dominance, how -- and how urgently -- must must U.S. higher education change?
Pressure is building on the Obama administration to delay a proposed arms sale to Bahrain, which brutally suppressed its pro-democracy movement and continues to squash dissent.
Obituaries of Kenneth Dahlberg, who died at age 94 on Oct. 4th, pointed out that he unwittingly played a key role in the unraveling of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal coverup. That's an understatement.
I am incredulous that Centreville, Westfield and Chantilly High Schools are all in the Top 5. It is inscrutable and amazing to me that the high schoo...
Instead of the recent FEMA funding story being about how Republicans were embracing a radical new legislative initiative, and doing it the expense of disaster victims in need of government aid, the story was presented as more partisan sniping.
For all of the fuss over "no excuses" and "accountability," permission is willingly granted for fly-by-night organizations to slap a few bricks onto a side of a building and call it a school.
Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Robyn Gee Journalism students who wa...