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Thank you, Jack!

By Joel Thurtell I’ve been very slow to acknowledge these kind words from Metro Times columnist Jack Lessenberry on June 20, 2012: The bridge to somewhere: You just had to be happy last week when Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper … Continue reading

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Journalism or not

jour·nal·ist noun 1  a : a person engaged in journalism; especially : a writer or editor for a news medium     b : a writer who aims at a mass audience –  Merriam-Webster By Joel Thurtell The kicker to Anne … Continue reading

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Warning to historians

By Joel Thurtell If journalism is to be saved, who will resurrect it from the ashcan of history? Why, none other than historians. If they’re up to the task. Having made the pitch that grad school-trained historians — of whom … Continue reading

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