Tag Archive: journalism

Aug 15

The Bezillionaire Times

Amazon’s bezillionaire CEO is buying The Washington Post, America’s second-most prestigious daily newspaper. Jeff Bezos only had to pay $250 million, less than 1 percent of his $28 billion personal fortune. Has plutocracy finally overwhelmed our press? Some veteran journalists fear the worst. Another grand old family of American journalism, the lament goes, has stepped …

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May 30

PTHS CHAMPS: Academic UIL team returns home with state awards

UIL State

Students in the Pine Tree High School UIL Academic Team returned to Longview this week from the Austin State competition with accolades and awards. The Calculator team won the First Place 4A award for state. Members of the team are Amanda Wallin, Beth Jones, Davin Siu, and Lindsey Sutton. Amanda Wallin placed 1st as an …

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Apr 12

Nixing the I-word

united auto insurance florida p> The AP is improving the immigration debate by declaring that its reports will no longer refer to any human being as “illegal.” The Associated Press recently announced a major change in the way it describes people with an unlawful presence in the United States. The AP Stylebook, which spells out …

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