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Remains of the Day, November 15, 2014

Lots of devices, physical and virtual, help us collect disparate items into one place so that we don’t lose track of them and we can pass them on in case someone else might have an interest. In the online political news world, Political Wire’s original news module is one of the longest-standing daily aggregations of…

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Alternatives to NEOMG

What if we had a paper whose “About Us” page started with this: We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government and other matters of statewide concern. Our vision is to serve the journalism community as a source of innovation and to build the next…

Image published with explicit permission from Kate Livingston, mother of Ruth Baby Ginsburg (aka Sycamore)

Behind the Scenes with Notorious RBG [video]

Visual storyteller, Martyna Starosta, created this wonderful, brief video with clips of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and an interview with Shana Knizhnik, the feminist law student who created the equally notorious tumblr, Notorious R.B.G. You can read the accompanying article here.   And if you haven’t yet seen #RuthBabyGinsburg, he (yes, he) is…