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Informing the public of crime, the courts and abuses of power: Reaction to Chapter 4 of ‘America’s Best Newspaper Writing’

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Chapter 4: Crime and Courts MARCH 4, 2011 The fourth chapter of “America’s Best Newspaper Writing” offers an understanding of how to report on crime and court proceedings. Crime, the cop beat and court cases are very important to inform the public about. The great writers in this chapter told powerful stories with moral messages. […]

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Giving the underrepresented a voice

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Student starts up homeless newspaper in Greensboro by Marlena Chertock, December 8, 2010 The first edition of The New Greensboro Voice. Photo courtesy of Mary Yost. The shelter sees 40 or so homeless people a day. They come in and out, some stay for lunch and then they have to leave because the Interactive Resource Center (IRC) is […]