The World Mourns, what we leave behind

Your memory plays tricks on you. It can be so selective. What one remembers, another experiencing the same event, might recall entirely different. For me, well it seems I’ve already forgotten so much of my past. But the morning of 9/11, and the following two weeks remain so crystal clear. For me, for my wife, […]

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Nancy Gibbs: “we have not merely returned to the messy family arguments of Sept. 10″

TIME.com: What We’ve Learned — Sep. 11, 2006: An American businessman, traveling in India when the planes struck the towers, made his way back to the U.S. the following week as quickly as he could. That meant hopscotching across the Middle East, stopping in Athens overnight to change planes. He spent the evening having supper […]

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Norgs stories of the week

* NewAssignment.net has launched a blog and is looking for potential stories to cover. Mark Glaser has been surveying folks at MediaShift and it looks like they want to see the U.S. Government as the focus of any investigative reporting. I’ve been asked to help advise NewAssignment.net. Finding models to pay for acts of investigative […]

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Adrian Holovaty: “Newspapers need to stop the story-centric worldview”

Adrian Holovaty: A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change: This is a subtle problem, and therein lies the rub. In my experience, when I’ve tried to explain the error of storing everything as a news article, journalists don’t immediately understand why it is bad. To them, a publishing system is just a means to […]

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You just know it’s bad when they censor little old me

The folks at ABC are screening comments and mine looks to not appear on their “Path to 9/11″ blog. I assure you I posted nothing offensive. It was a pointed question. I guess too pointed. Later I might be able to dig up the comment and post it here. The more I’ve read about this […]

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When so many die each day, why pause to comment on Steve Irwin?

Some folks I know are scratching their heads at the coverage Steve Irwin’s death has wrought this week. I’m not. It’s because so rarely do we meet someone, and yes, we’ve met Steve Irwin, who in public life displays so much passion, heart, and faith, and who radiated so much love. He was real. In […]

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