A recent ad for a journalism job underscored the challenges that can face job candidates with disabilities.
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As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?
From classic pubs to gastropubs and smoking good BBQ, Long Island, NY is slowly but surely blending its food culture with the neighboring boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens and NYC. Sometimes you can get that variety of style in just one town.
This conversation is between Sally Allen of Books, Ink's HamletHub and author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.
This is comedy satire at its best and it works because show creator Victor Fresco has the ability to make the absurd sound perfectly reasonable.
Perhaps you didn't know him. I wish you had. Yet you know Newsday, once in so many ways his. He said for those in our business, the proof was in the pudding and the pudding was what the newspaper had in it each and every day.
The groundwater, polluted with nitrogen from the septic tanks and from lawn and farm fertilizers, has over the past 30 years triggered ever larger and more devastating algal blooms, destroying marine habitats everywhere.
De Blasio knows how to shovel snow from in front of his house in Brooklyn and making it into a media event. That's easy. Keeping his cool, using humor, keeping his eyes on the prize of a better city when caught in inevitable conflicts with media, that's harder.
Here's my brutally harsh interrogation of my better writing half whose work includes the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting For Superman and It Might Get Loud.