Posts Tagged: Associated Press

Dispatches from the Swamp: The Absolute Necessity of Softball

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And then one guy on his team yells, “You have to touch the bases, buddy! This is still America!” That is all it takes. For one guy on the other side to put country over party. ...more

Where Betty Byrne Lived

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Story is an integral part of the city of Dublin. Bronze statues of beloved writers roam the landscape, immortal: Wilde lounges “languidly on a crag in the park at Merrion Square,” while Joyce is “depicted rather more severely in bronze, leaning on his cane as he strolls down North Earl Street.”

Ever wondered what the tower in the opening scene of Ulysses actually looks like?

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Digital Abuse Surveyed

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“Young people immersed in the online world are encountering racist and sexist slurs and other name-calling that probably would appall their parents and teachers. And most consider it no big deal, a new poll says.”

The survey suggests that people feel more comfortable using “hurtful language” in texts and posts to Facebook or Twitter than they would in face-to-face interactions.

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AP to Distribute Nonprofit Journalism- Brief Rumpus Interviews with the Participants

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Sy Hersh would be proud: the Associated Press announced last Saturday that it will distribute watchdog and investigative journalism from four leading nonprofit organizations to its 1,500 member newspapers. The deal will widen distribution of the groups’ work while addressing a need created by newspapers’ shrinking resources.

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