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terence-clarke's picture
Dec.11.2013
It comes as quite a surprise to Alison Singh Gee to learn that her first visit to her new husband’s family home will take her to a 100-room palace…that her husband’s family owns. Raised in a Los Angeles suburb by her housewife mom (the daughter of a Sacramento poultry farmer of Chinese descent) and...
chris-bohjalian's picture
Dec.08.2013
As this year winds down, I realize I missed a big story: Not health care. Not the government shutdown. Not even the fact that Rome was besieged with poop from migrating birds – birds which, according to a city council spokeswoman, had been eating olives before flying over the Eternal City, “so...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.08.2013
Not every nonfiction writer dreams of publishing a book. Some like to write and publish essays or articles, for instance, and this can be a great way to make a living or a bit of extra money. I earned my degree in magazine journalism and still write several magazines articles a year; I find...
cynthia-brian's picture
Nov.01.2013
    Express Yourself Teens Talk about Becoming a Journalist  with the Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Team Produced by Cynthia Brian   Have you ever dreamed of working as a journalist for a major newspaper or magazine? Where do you start? Who do you pitch? In today’s Express...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.02.2013
The Unwinding - An Inner History of The New America, by George Packer     I came by this book via a serendipitous path, and it’s proven quite a gift. Anyone who hasn’t been living underneath a rock for the past two decades understands that the U.S. - and possibly the world - is...
anne-saker's picture
Jul.21.2013
She would have been tickled by the Big Bang she set off with her death, about two weeks shy of her 93rd birthday. But she knew that video of June 2010 would haunt her forever. She worried that the mess would be the first line of her obituary. Hardly. She lived long enough where the incident...
JohnnyOla's picture
Jul.05.2013
  This is an excerpt from my autobiography, From Walco To Tokyo.       I graduated from Auburn University on Dec 8, 1978. I sat between two people whom I happened to know during the ceremony. In the official graduation program, all of our names were listed in alphabetical order...
peggy-townsend's picture
Jun.26.2013
Once, I chased a murderer through a graveyard at midnight. It was in the years before consent forms and product warnings, a time when a deputy sheriff could drop by a newspaper reporter’s house on a foggy night and ask if she’d like to ride along.    When the deputy — I’ll call him Danny...
earl-merkel's picture
Jun.10.2013
I must confess to no small degree of guilty pleasure, as I watch my fellow newsies struggle with the issues raised by the current NSA "whistle-blower" story: on the one hand, the guy blew a whistle (and that's how we find a LOT of our stories); on the other, it reflects poorly on who has oft...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jun.07.2013
"Lots of shifts in thinking and behaviors," is how a professional coach encapsulated the GlobalNiche effect in her life and business. We love that! (Click here to tweet it if it's happening for you too.) Below are fresh explorations of those shifts from novelist Jessica Lutz and academic...