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Yes You Can: Write and Submit an Opinion Column

I’ll never forget the time I was talking to my dad on the phone about how my freelance writing career was going. It was 2005 and I’d been getting published, for pay, since 2002 (the Plain Dealer op-ed pages were the first, thank you, Brent Larkin). I had a 20 hour per week, two-year contract…

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Storify Sundays

Mornings are my prime hours generally speaking, and on Sundays, I do multi-tasking with the treadmill, a handheld device and the Sunday talking head shows. I’ll probably take more time in the next few weeks to say something about the move to this new platform for the blog, but one unanticipated glitch is that Storify…

12/11/12 at The Happy Dog: Tri-Weekly, or Try Weakly?: The Save the Plain Dealer Campaign

Please join me, Plain Dealer reporter Rachel Dissell, my Civic Commons colleague Dan Moulthrop, Thor Wasbotten, director of Kent State’s School of Journalism, Angie Schmitt, former daily reporter and current blogger at RustWire.com, and Afi-Odelia Scruggs, former PD columnist and current multimedia journalist who writes at PDNowWhat.com Tuesday evening, December 11, 2012 at 7:30pm for…

[videos] Not Your Mother’s Politics: Women & Gender @ Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop 2012

For your reading pleasure (or displeasure, I’m afraid), check out my latest Civic Commons blog post on the he said, she said of women, journalism and political coverage. It includes the PowerPoint presentation with embedded video examples of just how egregious the slings have been. “Not Your Mother’s Politics” from “Dirty Politics” Poynter Kent State…