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Celebrities Get "Caught" Reading?

Maybe I do read into things too much, which is why when I saw, Get  Caught  Reading, I said eewww! What’s that about? IMHO, it sends the wrong message to children. It’s almost as though reading isn’t cool. It’s like getting caught – reading - signifies a secret, one is trying to hide. Maybe it’s the choice of words, [...]

Reporters And Labor Camps in North Korea: A lesson plan

I was horrified this morning when I learned of the two journalists being convicted and sentenced in North Korea. It brought me right back to my travels to war-torn Yugoslavia in the early 90s. As I traveled by bus from Budapest to Belgrade my bus stopped stopped at a routine checkpoint, and of course, I started [...]

Reporters And Labor Camps in North Korea: A lesson plan

I was horrified this morning when I learned of the two journalists being convicted and sentenced in North Korea. It brought me right back to my travels to war-torn Yugoslavia in the early 90s. As I traveled by bus from Budapest to Belgrade my bus stopped at a checkpoint, and of course, I started snapping [...]

Reporters and Labor Prisons in North Korea: Lesson Plan

I was horrified this morning when I learned of the two journalists being convicted and sentenced in North Korea. It brought me right back to my travels to war-torn Yugoslavia in the early 90s. As I traveled by bus from Budapest to Belgrade my bus stopped stopped at a routine checkpoint, and of course, I started [...]

Shakira’s ALAS: Giving Wings To Those Who Can Fly

If missed the NYT magazine section last week, there was vb http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/07/magazine/07Shakira-t.html?ref=magazine Shakira and early childhood development

The Media And The Mexico Tragedy: A Lesson To Learn

I am so sorry my broadcast journalism students are on summer vacation now, because if they had class on Monday, we would be comparing and contrasting the coverage of this deadly fire in Mexico - which left 31 CHILDREN dead!  What’s the lesson? Here are questions for my students, who I will miss tremendously over the summer.  However, [...]

BookExpo America 2009 – My Photo Journal Finale

This is the final post from my BookExpo 2009 adventure (*sniff*), and I am cutting RIGHT to the chase, so we can, "get it on!" <—– If you’ve ever been to a BookExpo you  know about the sectioned-off aisles for author, book-signings. Some authors, of course are more popular authors than others, so I decided  to do the totally, "groupy" thing, and [...]