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Catching up is good to do

June 23rd · No Comments · Inlet Grove Community High School, Iraq, South Florida Times

Just finished a great year with my Journalism students at Inlet Grove Community High School, plus two before that as managing editor of the South Florida Times. Now summer’s back again, I’m missing my students and the newsroom — so what better to do than pause and give thanks for all the good. It’s also a […]

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Are ‘hyperlocals’ replacing traditional newspapers?

July 26th · No Comments · news media, South Florida Times, The Coastal Star

Time weighs in with another update on a question that no matter where I go, comes up as soon as folks become aware of my news journalism background — “What’s happening to our newspaper(s)?” A nod to Jan Norris, mother hen to a bunch of us former Palm Beach Posties, for the alert on the Times piece. […]

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Tarra Pressey’s keys to success

August 3rd · No Comments · Education, South Florida Times

“And lastly I give back generously by creating jobs and providing opportunities for those that will follow me. Having wealth is nice but I believe to truly be successful you have to give something back.” An aunt had a restaurant in Belle Glade; she worked there.  An uncle was foreman for a labor camp; she […]

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Taylor takes on new assignment

July 24th · 1 Comment · Martin Luther King Jr., Priscilla Taylor, South Florida Times

Not just any local politician could have snagged Gov. Charlie Crist as keynote speaker for an annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast two years ago in West Palm Beach. Neither of them likely anticipated that two years later, Gov. Crist would be appointing then-state Rep. Priscilla Taylor to fill the District 7 vacancy on the Palm […]

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News Ombudsmen, newspapers, news journalism declining in U.S. — even while surging abroad

July 12th · No Comments · ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen, Palm Beach Arts Paper, Palm Beach Post, South Florida Times, Stockholm, Sweden, The Coastal Star, The New York Times, Washington Post

From our recent Washington, D.C. conference of the world’s news ombudsmen, I came away thinking that we members of the international Organization of News Ombudsmen don’t have The Answer for newspapers either. At least, not here in the USA. Our group’s president, Stephen Pritchard, reported that since last year’s meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, U.S. newspapers […]

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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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