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Jun.27.2010
Freelance Journalists Suffering in Second Wave of News Media Collapse   Rebecca Rosen LumIndependent Journalist Since slashing their staffs over the past several years, newsrooms have been filling in the gaps with freelancers. But a survey of Northern California independent journalists by...
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Jun.20.2010
JERUSALEM — Time was anyone with an interest in the Middle East could be guaranteed a couple of books a year would be brought out by U.S. journalists based in the region. Now many of those correspondents are history, with news bureaus closing and those that remain cutting back. The new books...
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Jun.14.2010
Poets for Living Waters – New Statements / Poems I don’t have the answers. I barely have the questions.  But I’m not egotistical enough to imagine I can come up with a solution or complete understanding on my own.  I also don’t think sitting in front of the TV, feeling angry and impotent, is the...
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Jun.10.2010
As though Israel isn’t already in enough trouble, it is acting like a Mom & Pop store doing charity work. Afraid that anything that looks remotely hard might work as weapons for Hamas – quite forgetting that the Palestinians in the days gone by had fought the might of Israel with barely any...
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May.31.2010
Riley Spartz, an investigative reporter for Channel 3 of Minneapolis television, is in a great deal of trouble. Not only is she being overcome by the challenge of new competition within the newsroom, but also she finds herself in the predicament of being part of a homicide investigation--she...
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May.24.2010
Had a great time at the party Saturday for the launch of my new book, Navigating the Rough Waters of Today’s Publishing World, Critical Advice for Writers from Industry Insiders. Despite a bit of a breeze, it was warm and sunny in the Santa Ynez Valley. (See photos here.) Thanks go to our hosts,...
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May.23.2010
NABLUS, West Bank — During the Palestinian intifada, I sat on a dusty hilltop overlooking this most violent of West Bank towns with a dozen of the top Israeli officers in the area. The brigade commanders told their regional chiefs that all the police work and house-to-house fighting of the intifada...
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May.07.2010
  Mary Carroll Moore is an award-winning author, novelist, artist and teacher whose work has appeared over 200 publications. Her latest novel is Qualities of Light. Mary has a particular gift for helping writers find the emotional truth in their work to make it the best it can be. This week, she...
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May.07.2010
Kris Langley, my obit writer/aspiring reporter heroine from Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, is making a special appearance on suspense author Darcia Helle’s blog. Kris has taken the time to answer some of Darcia’s questions, and is serving as the interview subject rather than the interviewer for a...
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May.06.2010
A friend of mine was lunching with a Scandinavian author a while back. At one point, the writer joked: “But that’s enough of me talking about myself. What do YOU think of me?” Unlike that charming Scandinavian, I don’t care what you think of me. Don’t be offended – I'm not interested in what I...