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Rockville, MD
Freelance Journalist
As seen in:  NPR, Al Jazeera, WBUR Boston

Writer, journalist, anchor, reporter. All views are my own. Retweets are not an endorsement. Not even an agreement. http://www.middlegroundshow.com

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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Oct 31, 2014

Predictably & tragically, the actress from the catcalling video is now being hit with rape threats. nydailynews.com/new-york/aspir…

Oct 31, 2014

Our question: If you disregard party, which quality is most impt in a politician: 1. Honesty 2. Intelligence 3. Business experience

Oct 31, 2014

"I’m not a scientist” is ...“a temporary Band-Aid” — a way to avoid being called a climate change denier" nytimes.com/2014/10/31/us/…

Oct 31, 2014

Say what you will, but I would love to have a large latte waiting for me at the studio every day. @Starbucks consumerist.com/2014/10/31/sta…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @kamander: @CelesteHeadlee And on the flip side there's the women fighting in MMA. MT @MMARatingsNet: Top 10 Women's Rankings ow.ly/DrpSW

Oct 31, 2014

RT @gpbnews: #HappyHalloween - On Second Thought right now: an audio postcard from the Atl's scariest haunted house. Listen live: gpb.org/atlanta

Oct 31, 2014

.@jianghomeshi thing keeps getting worse. I'm still amazed "public radio" & "sex scandal" are used in same sentence canada.com/Carleton+Unive…

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