Archive for the 'Journalism' Category

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 1st, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Hoping for sun Phone leads police to robbery suspect Common Core debate continues Agriculture rescue training Festival volunteer enjoys helping Top Headlines Poll: Now that it’s done what’s your opinion of the revamped Pike and Acme streets intersection? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on […]

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

August 31st, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages unit 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Fair Kicks Off Cracker drives property interest Odebrecht continues development Volunteers drive success of memorial wall Smart Networks aims to expands Top Headlines Poll: Has news of break-ins and theft in […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 30th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages until 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Fun and games: Washington County Fair Sheriff’s office lawsuit resolved Who is caring for your loved ones? Called to duty Political dinners planned for fall Top Headlines Poll: How do you plan to […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 29th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages until 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Middle school plan Riverfront fun ahead Salt Fork gets boost through state program Sewage plant funding discussed County engineer gets OK to pursue road projects Top Headlines Poll: What do you like the […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 28th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages until 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Spirit of community always shines through Smart eating Parade opens fair NFL makes right call on Gordon Top Headlines Poll: How hard are you trying to eat healthier foods? Great pictures of Marietta… […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 27th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages until 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Vietnam memories Traveling wall arrives for local viewing Labor Day road trips Man admits he drove ATM robber Armory Square bidding delayed Top Headlines Poll: Do you think Vietnam War veterans are finally […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 26th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Traffic delays buses November election races set Dog killed after shelter escape New county home administrator jumps into job Ice bucket challenge Top Headlines Poll: How much do you think children would gain if school started later in the day? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 25th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News 159 run, walk in Y5 road race WASCO’s superhero New rabbit and poultry barn is ready Honey remains the focus of annual festival Spanning time Top Headlines Poll: Is your charitable giving up or down this year? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… […]

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

August 24th, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Honey Festival Legislators want tank laws revised Interim committee to meet Recipes being taken for annual cookbook Phelps/Tavenner residence living history Top Headlines Poll: In light of the algae bloom that has been blamed for polluting drinking water in northeast Ohio, will agricultural […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 23rd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Baptist mission battle Treatment facility planned Smart Networks plans regional growth EVE auction tops $28,000 Local Montessori teaching career began in 1974 Top Headlines Poll: Is your charitable giving up or down this year? Great pictures of Marietta…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 22nd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News ‘GREAT TO BE HOME’ Animals, teen boy removed from home Military gear available to police Warren VFD adds rescue boat Council hikes fee for fire boat Top Headlines Poll: What’s your favorite attraction for the Washington County Fair? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on […]

NOTHING TOUGH ABOUT THE SITUTATION…

August 22nd, 2014

[Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron] Johnson has garnered praise from many for his brand of public engagement during the unrest [in Ferguson, Missouri]. But he has also fielded critical questions over law enforcement’s treatment of media covering the demonstrations. More than a dozen journalists have been arrested covering events in Ferguson, including this reporter. Johnson […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 21st, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Schools open Sheriff’s outposts at 3 area schools Ohio hits Utica shale well milestone Proposed RV park plan rejected New salon on Harmar Hill Top Headlines Poll: Do you have a green thumb? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… Previously…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 20th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Selby project: Plans in works for some major upgrades Veritas Academy opens EMA panel hammers out duties of director Eviction action against Smart Networks Marietta Y starts lunchtime walking club Top Headlines Poll: Do you plan to attend the annual EVE fundraising auction on Friday? […]

SUSAN HOUGH RESPONDS…

August 19th, 2014

Earlier today I commented on an Associated Press story written by Seth Borenstein titled: No great shakes: Quakes triggered by drilling waste seem weaker than natural ones, study says. I emailed the author of the original report, Dr. Susan Hough, requesting a link to her findings. She graciously sent me the work which I am […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 19th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Weeds: Overgrowth in public areas impacts community Evidence not enough Life in prison for murder Warren Local OKs new middle school Welcome back teachers Top Headlines Poll: Have you had to take it upon yourself to clean overgrown areas around the city or where you […]

MEATBALL JOURNALISM*: FINISH, MOVE ON…

August 18th, 2014

When I started writing journalism I had absolutely no formal training—not one day in J-school, nor even on my high school newspaper. All I had going for me was the smug self-confidence of the slumming aesthete. The editors of the Chicago Reader took me in, and, article by article, gradually tortured the condescension out of […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 18th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Grand finale: Thousands enjoy this year’s Waterford Fair Crash kills 2 in Williamstown Family history tour organized Preserving a brick sidewalk Americorps-Vista volunteer gains experience Top Headlines Poll: What was your favorite part of the Waterford fair? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… […]

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

August 17th, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Kogo wins fifth half marathon Fun For All Ages Parade sees clears skies, 125 entries Almost Queen and food draws crowds Big Red Band marks 90 years with reunion Top Headlines Poll: Do you believe it is possible for a politician to avoid […]

WHEN PROTESTERS BECOME BROADCASTERS…

August 16th, 2014

In Ferguson, Missouri this week, the public has turned the notion of “see something, say something” back on the state, via a digital tool of enormous power: online pictures and video. Their efforts – which began days before reporters descended when Twitter user @TheePharaoh posted pictures immediately after a police officer killed an unarmed black […]

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