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Mystery Man: Author Tony Hillerman's Legacy Lives Onnew

Hillerman began his career as a journalist for The Santa Fe New Mexican and went on to author more than 30 books, most of which were mystery novels set in New Mexico -- more specifically, Navajo lands. Hillerman died last October at the age of 83.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Charlotte Jusinski  |  09-17-2009  |  Books

Being a Blue Reporter in a Red Statenew

Most of the people I knew at the college paper where I cut my teeth went to places like Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. Not me. As an English major, my services weren't in as much demand. Since there would be no editorial position at the New York Times, I embarked on what I called "John Bear's Backwater Nightmare Tour."
Weekly Alibi  |  John Bear  |  09-08-2009  |  Media

Alan Lupo, Boston's Last Best Metro Columnistnew

The late Alan Lupo, powerful and revered Boston journalist, was so much more than a Damon Runyon character come to life. Though he was, indeed, that.
Boston Phoenix  |  Margaret Doris  |  10-09-2008  |  Media

Where's the Outrage Over Media Mistreatment at the RNC?new

Given the media's reputation for self-absorption, it's remarkable how little attention the press has paid to the crackdown on journalists during September’s Republican National Convention.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  10-02-2008  |  Media

Boston Media Legend Alan Lupo, 1938-2008new

Al Lupo, for decades Boston's gravelly voice of the people in both the daily and alternative press, died, after fighting cancer, on Monday, September 29.
Boston Phoenix  |  Clif Garboden  |  10-01-2008  |  Media

Minneapolis Mayor to Arrested Journalists: Drop Deadnew

For a city leadership that spent so much time trying to convince everyone that the convention was in Minneapolis, too, Mayor R.T. Rybak's office suddenly wants very little to do with hosting the RNC, especially those nasty reports of police brutality and journalist arrests.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Beth Walton  |  09-17-2008  |  Media

Kidnapped Journalist Talks About His Ordealnew

The BBC's Alan Johnston refused to cover the Mideast conflict from comfort of a hotel, and was kept in a three-month captivity as a result.
NOW Magazine  |  Glenn Wheeler  |  05-02-2008  |  Media

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