Ask yourself how we suddenly know that the dead kid had been suspended from high...– Charles P. Pierce, at Esquire. (via thesmithian)
When I wake up from a nap
All the Le Petit Prince you can stand →
novamatic: At the artist’s official site.
I find the opposition quite exhilarating.– Gloria D. Matthews, also known as my granny It’s funny how one statement can tell you all you need to know about the person. That one sentence pretty much sums up my grandmother’s life. Guess that’s where I get it from.
Anybody who thinks and talks about it that much has a few undotted i’s and...– @RRiddell3
Knight News Challenge: DifferentFeather →
newschallenge: 1. What do you propose to do? Build an engaging tool that helps readers discover previously unexplored news items that their “opposite” (politically, demographically, geographically) reads instead of news stories endlessly aggregated across their own narrow social networks. 2. Is anyone doing…
Before any altercation. Before any self-defense claim. Before Travyon’s...– Michael Skolnik on Trayvon Martin ( read the rest of his op-ed here.)
thedailywhat: Boarding School Bully of the Day: The ACLU of New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against Wingate Elementary School alleging that 15-year-old middle school student Shantelle Hicks is being bullied by school staffers because she’s pregnant. Hicks, who lives in Gallup, was reportedly expelled from the boarding school after administrators learned she was pregnant. The ACLU says she was...
Aaliyah “Rock The Boat” (chopped &...
I want to be able to buy groceries and fix the brakes on my car and not think...– Emily Nipps, creator of We Are Journalists on why she took a PR job (via Poynter) I know a lot of people thinking about crossing over to PR for this very reason. Is it really still considered the ‘dark side’?