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Three Alt-Weeklies, My Own Salad Days and One Long Goodbye to Them All

This morning, the final editions of the three alt-weekly newspapers that serve Connecticut — the New Haven Advocate, Hartford Advocate and Fairfield County Weekly — all hit newsstands. The Hartford Advocate, which I discovered on the floor of my high … Continue reading

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Social Media Types That Emerge While We’re All Paying Attention to The Same Thing

In the 21st century, we’ve observed the dissolution of whatever was left of monoculture, or the perceived monoculture. We consume media whenever is convenient for us, in whatever channel we’re feeling at the moment. And as such, we don’t experience … Continue reading

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Journalists, Not Bloggers: Journalism Is Not a Solitary Act

From time to time, usually while hamfistedly trying to finish off one home repair or another, I think, Look at me, a writer. I shoulda learned a trade. But recently, I realized… I actually did. There’s this idea that journalism is … Continue reading

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