My first blog entry and I’m excited. I’m a 50-year-old writer schooled completely in the print world, newspapers, magazines and books. The bronze age.
I want to blog for a whole bunch of reasons: because it’s the way the world is going and I want to keep up, because I think blogging might liberate journalism Read More
The city is full of cops and empty of tourists. Presumably, after the Republican politicians leave, the tourists will return. The cops will never leave. There will be ever more of them as the months turn into years. Cops, private and public, are probably already the largest single occupational group in New York, outnumbering even Read More
Police Brutality: An Anthology , edited by Jill Nelson. W.W. Norton, 320 pages, $24.95.
Imagine working on a book about police brutality: The nightsticks rain down faster than you can type.
Outraged by the Amadou Diallo case (hardly ancient history), former Washington Post reporter Jill Nelson set about compiling an anthology bluntly titled Police Brutality Read More