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Patrick Garvin

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As seen in: The Boston Globe

@BostonGlobe graphics. #Mizzou alum, #STL native, occasional DJ, creator of Mr. Map Generator  http://patrickgarvin.com/maps  and @PopExperiment  http://popcultureexperiment.com 

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Within a few hours, I had the papers I needed, and that was because a group of journalists were looking out for me. I got messages and e-mails from people I never met, but they were willing to help. /4
What I also appreciated was that when I put out a request for help to get these fronts, I had several journalists volunteering. They tagged their friends who worked there, and reached out to the people who used to work there. One even reached out to one of the papers directly. /3
What I appreciated when I made this was that it occurred to me that she might not have thought much about newspapers, because she has probably not seen many except at grandparents' houses. But this can be a way for her to view them in a new light. /2
One of my best friends' daughters turns 10 today. She was born in Boston. Her grandparents are in St. Louis and Milwaukee. I took those cities' front pages from Jan. 14, 2008 to compare to today's fronts. /1  http://patrickgarvin.com/charlotte/  #PartyLikeAJournalist https://t.co/xUHWD371eu
RT @GenePark: In journalism school, we were always taught it's OK to publish a swear word if the pope or president says it. Those two were…
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