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Why We Write: From Bylines to Blue Streaks

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Last year, a colleague of mine at the Future Journalism Project (a collective of reporters, editors and documentarians exploring “disruption, opportunity and innovation in journalism”) received a reader query that asked: “What is it about journalism that you love? Why … Read on.

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Culture Lifestyle

How to Make an Indie Film in Sonoma

I have an iPhone app called “Location Scout” that couples the device’s geo-location ability with the Internet Movie Database. What this means is that wherever I am, I can activate the app and instantly know what movies were shot there. … Read on.

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Culture On Writing

Writers with Drinks Named After Them

Besides a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, those in the entertainment business are often honored with the dubious (or delicious) distinction of having a deli sandwich named after them. In the writing game – it’s a drink.

The reasons … Read on.

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Culture

Sign of the Times: FMRL Parking Edition

You know you’re legit when you not only have your own parking space but a big f-off sign saying so. Behold, the official FMRL Parking Sign. Now we no longer need to fight for parking with Danny Glover and his … Read on.

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Media Critique

The Daily: Murdoch’s iPad Newspaper Can’t Wrap a Fish

For a media magnate whose empire first began to bubble in vats of newspaper ink, one might think launching the first of its kind iPad-only newspaper app would not be in their best interests. Unless, of course, the magnate is … Read on.