On Thursday afternoon, Gail Shister was explaining her recent reassignment at The Philadelphia Inquirer.
After 25 years of writing about television, the Inquirer’s management recently killed her column and reassigned the veteran writer to the metro beat. Thursday marked her fourth day on the new job.
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Here’s a list of the ten people that can help get a New York project built. Or not built.
Columbia University gave a partial refund to the college Republican club because their event with the founder of the Minuteman Project was shut down by protesters.
The Assembly is trying to improve its Read More
Death is now platform agnostic: A memo today from the New York Times obituary department announces plans to interview illustrious, not-yet-dead subjects on camera, creating a video archive to supplement the paper’s stockpile of pre-written obituaries. The aim, obituaries editor Bill McDonald writes, will be to “build a ‘great lives’ archive without parallel.”
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Dare Not Gobble My wife’s cousin is usually calm, but when he called in mid-March he was agitated. Too much was happening. A tower company and a TV station were trying to erect an $8 million digital antenna on land adjoining the nature center where he lives in Philadelphia. David was leading the battle against Read More