Friday, November 30

Writing Thru The Funky Blues -

A landmark newspaper strike
in the early Sixties presaged the
trouble the American Press is in today . . .

I had been a very active student journalist under the aegis of Columbia J School no less as background to the event when I found myself in the Port Authority Building in midtown Manhattan where thousands of newspapers were normally distributed. An eerie atmosphere pervaded the building devoid of its printed products which I have never forgotten.

:: The Long Good-Bye ::

-- By Scott Sherman --
......... via romenesko .....

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:: Marking the close of NaNoWriMo 2012,
we congratulate those who have fought the
good fight and are currently wrapping it up.