THE DULLUM FILE Fascinating Questions
Say what you will about Barbara Walters, but she asks the questions we all have in the back of our minds. Two examples from her recent 10 Most Fascinating Peoplespecial.
Of Secretary of State Hillary... Posted on 12/16/12 at 8:18 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Job Shadowing
Job shadowing. It's new to me and my school.
This is a guest post. My name is AurorA Bear, and I'm a freshman at Montpelier Public School. Last week our career counselor decided to send us all out on ... Posted on 2/15/12 at 11:33 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II faith fridays: getting one's head into the heavens
I'm a bit of a perpetual latecomer, it seems. Though I've been hearing bits of G.K. Chesterton's thoughts for years now, I've only recently come into possession of his widely-touted Orthodoxy.
Imagin... Posted on 2/10/12 at 1:00 AM
The Star Tribune has won two Pulitzer Prizes, for Local Reporting and Editorial Cartooning. Brad Schrade (shrayd), Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt were honored Monday for coverage of a sharp increase in infant deaths at home day cares in Minnesota.
Two-time Pulitzer winner Anthony Lewis, whose New York Times column championed liberal causes for three decades, died Monday. He was 85. Lewis worked for 32 years as a columnist for The New York Times, taking up causes such as free speech, human rights and constitutional law.
Herald reporter Chuck Haga and Patrick Springer, a reporter with the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, were honored with a prestigious Minnesota Newspaper Association award last weekend for their work on the series “Spirit Lake: Protecting Our Children.”
Rollin Bergman, owner of Page 1 Publications, is the new president of the Minnesota Newspaper Association. The trade organization says Bergman was elected president at the association's annual meeting Friday.
As the nation reeled from the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., religious leaders sought to console a stunned public. The No. 1 U.S. religion story in December 2012 was, without a doubt, the school attack and the mournful search for meaning that follows.
Religion Newswriters Association
, December 28, 2012
One of North Dakota’s most famous political families connects two winners of a UND journalism award this year. Sara Garland and Coleman James Barry both worked for Burdicks, Garland for former Sen. Quentin Burdick and Barry for Burdick’s father, former Congressman Usher Burdick.
It's not enough to write off traditional journalism, as blogger Rob Port seems to want to do. The fact that Port, a talented communicator, feels the need to write columns for the Herald while criticizing this venerable Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper for its traditionalism, says something about his need for certification as a news reporter and critic.
Richard Aregood and Richard Shafer
, September 16, 2012
Lucy Dalglish, a 1980 UND journalism graduate who got her first editing job as a sixth grader at Lake Agassiz School in Grand Forks, has been named dean of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
It was the news story that forever changed the way news was shared.
One hundred years ago, when a “tweet” was simply the sound a bird made, the story of the Titanic’s sinking spread across the globe via a network of amateurs who used a then-cutting-edge radio technology.
Tammy Swift and Associated Press
, April 15, 2012
A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network — but not by him, French police said today, raising the specter of a possible accomplice.
Jamey Keaten and Sarah DiLorenzo
, March 27, 2012
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