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For our freedom, a journalist’s thanks from Baku

November 25th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Florida Weekly, ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen

A couple of months after my visit, “Journalism 2.0” author Mark Briggs confirmed from Baku that “There certainly is a lot of interest in journalism for a place that has such struggles with it.” From my latest offering in Florida Weekly’s Palm Beach Gardens edition, here. Or just keep reading: And now, to be thankful for something completely […]

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Don’t like election results? This too shall pass

November 13th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Florida Weekly, news media

Like every other Tom, Dick and Hanif, I too have thoughts regarding what President Obama called the “shellacking” of his Democrats by the Republicans. Thus my latest commentary in Florida Weekly’s Palm Beach Gardens edition, here, here, and click to see this week’s entire Digital Edition here. Or just keep reading:

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Journalisms: ‘Talk shows botch race discussions’

January 14th · No Comments · Barack Obama

“Coincidentally, there were no journalists of color in any of the discussions.” Yet another shameful news media performance — and another reason the online Journalisms column, by my Trotter Group colleague Richard Prince, is must media reading: “If ever one needed evidence of how uninformed the Sunday talk shows are on racial matters, the hyped-up […]

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Walkathon for African-centered education echoes Harriet Tubman (from South Florida Times)

July 11th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Education, South Florida Times

WEST PALM BEACH — If Amefika Geuka were planning a 1,000-mile walkathon from West Palm Beach to the White House while cursing out President Obama along the way, he likely would lead evening news broadcasts and get invited to all the professional haters’ radio and cable-TV talk shows. Instead, he says he is embarking on […]

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Future of the newspaper? The classy Coastal Star and the Palm Beach Arts Paper

July 1st · No Comments · Barack Obama, Briny Breezes, HOM, I21, InterFaith21.com, Jerry Lower, Mary Kate Leming, Michelle Obama, Palm Beach Arts Paper, Palm Beach Post, The Coastal Star, Uncategorized

For those who may have missed it in a different context over at InterFaith21.com I had posted introductions to The Coastal Star newspaper and the Palm Beach Arts Paper. In print and online, both publications are packed with contributions by freelance colleagues such as yours truly who recently were with The Palm Beach Post or […]

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It’s 3 a.m., but President Obama…

June 26th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

…hardly need worry about this my first post at HanifOnMedia.com. In fact, I’m asking you all not to phone the White House crisis line to bother him about it. After all, the 3 a.m. crisis-call campaign ad was just another of then-Sen. Hillary Clinton’s political ploys that ensured she wouldn’t win the White House. Americans […]

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