In times of tragedy, should we block out social media noise or find a way to interpret it? As a journalist I am grateful for the diversity of opinions a mouse-click away. But I also worry that so many unfiltered voices will muddy the waters of truth and clarity, leaving us more upset and confused. …
Those of us tasked with covering death and tragedy are constantly flipping switches on our emotional reactors. It’s hard. And it’s hard to talk openly and honestly about how we do that. I thank Dallas Morning News reporter Naomi Martin for doing so here, in a piece titled: “I lost any sense of journalistic detachment when …
The new anthology LAtitudes aims to “rip up all the conventional thinking” about Los Angeles, bringing together 19 essays that explore topics such as L.A.’s pop music, ugly buildings, curbside tacos and street names.
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