Being a Blue Reporter in a Red State

Weekly Alibi | September 8, 2009
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."

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