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Rockville, MD
Freelance Journalist
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Two Way Street 10/18/14: Carl Hiaasen and Celeste Headlee

gpb.org — Segments 1 & 2: Best-selling novelist Carl Hiaasen has won legions of loyal readers who devour his twisted, funny novels about crime and corruption in Florida like popcorn. Hiaasen began his career as a reporter at the Miami Herald, and was a member of a celebrated investigative team that exposed shady land schemes and corrupt government officials in Florida.

Outsourcing, Obama Legacy Ignite Georgia Senate Debate

hereandnow.wbur.org — In their first televised debate last night, a raucous crowd booed and cheered Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue. The two candidates went back and forth on who would be best for the Georgia economy and whether the race was a referendum on President Obama's policies.

What Your Average American Can Learn From Journalists

tumblr.com — There's a lot of disagreement on political issues these days and that's to be expected. We're politically polarized for a number of reasons. That means all kinds of issues that shouldn't be political are now fractured down ideological lines. While that's worrisome, it doesn't surprise me or concern me the way that the polarization of science does.

Celebrating Fat Tuesday, Polish Style

npr.org — Every year, millions of Christians around the world celebrate the last day before Lent. For some, the day is Shrove Tuesday, for others, it's Mardi Gras. But in cities like Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Detroit, thousands of Polish Americans are celebrating Paczki Day. Detroit Public Radio's Celeste Headlee reports.

A Beginner's Guide to -isms

tumblr.com — I watched Tucker Carlson on Fox News yesterday explaining that the veto of Arizona bill 1062 amounts to supporting fascism: CARLSON: Well it's pretty simple. I mean, if you want to have a gay wedding, fine, go ahead. If I don't want to bake you a cake for your gay wedding, that's okay too.

I love my fountain pen. I love that it forces me...

tumblr.com — I love my fountain pen. I love that it forces me to write more slowly, and consider every word. I love that it stops working if I don't use it. The ink will dry and clog the nib, so it requires me to write.

Why Do We Need Middle Ground?

tumblr.com — Over the past couple months, I've gotten a slew of emails, phone calls, Facebook messages and tweets from people in the middle of the country telling me why their region needs more coverage. Some of them are very detailed, many of them are eloquent, all of them are passionate.

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I Am A, where the mundane becomes fascinating and the outrageous suddenly seems normal."

tumblr.com — reddit: the front page of the internet I am doing an AMA next Tuesday at 11am, answering all of your questions about public radio, NPR, journalism, opera, William Grant Still, rescued beagles, and World of Warcraft.

The curtain closes on 'The People's Opera'

america.aljazeera.com — Commentary: The New York City Opera sought to hire singers of all races and perform the music of all Americans Topics: Race & Ethnicity New York Art A photo of William Grant Still, composer of the opera "Troubled Island,'' which premiered in 1949 at the New York City Opera.
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Dec 20, 2014

. @theanonmessage hints they will release #theinterview by Christmas, target N Korean hackers inquisitr.com/1691688/anonym…

Dec 20, 2014

RT @baratunde: It is possible to mourn the loss of life BY police and OF police. That is true humanity.

Dec 19, 2014

Here's a question: was it ethical for media to be publishing Sony material/email that was stolen through an act of terrorism?

Dec 19, 2014

.@GeorgeTakei says an all-white cast in #Akira means the film will likely flop. Asians & fans will be offended. flickeringmyth.com/2014/12/george…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @ReporterBlayne: Spending the AM @gpbnews...will be on @OSTtalk with @CelesteHeadlee at 9:30 - among 6 journos chatting about the biggest stories of 2014

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