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Tag: Journalism

Writing Samples

| August 6, 2014 | Reply

Writing samples by Mid-South journalist Billy Suratt, based in Southern Kentucky. General and breaking news writing, sports and feature story writing and more.

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Ethics breach disqualifies 2014 World Press Photo entries

| February 14, 2014 | Reply

More than nine percent of 2014 World Press Photo finalists were disqualified for digital manipulation ruled outside the bounds of ethical photojournalism, the New York Times reports.

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The Louisville Courier-Journal: Then and Now

| August 26, 2013 | Reply

When Louisville’s Bingham family owned The Courier-Journal, they might continue paying an employee after they died. Gannett? Not so much.

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How big is Kentucky’s 2014 Senate race? Big enough for McClatchy to hire an extra reporter

How big is Kentucky’s 2014 Senate race? Big enough for McClatchy to hire an extra reporter

| August 17, 2013 | Reply

How big is Kentucky’s 2014 U.S. Senate race expected to be? Big enough for McClatchy’s Lexington Herald-Leader to hire another reporter, that’s how big.

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Final downhold: Trailblazing ex-UPI White House reporter Helen Thomas dead at 92

Final downhold: Trailblazing ex-UPI White House reporter Helen Thomas dead at 92

| July 23, 2013 | Reply

Some have quipped Helen Thomas is probably now landing an exclusive interview with God. I pray my former UPI colleague doesn’t run into any access problems.

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What’s good for the goose is good for the gasser

What’s good for the goose is good for the gasser

| July 15, 2013 | 1 Reply

Chattanooga State PR flap illustrates why euthanasia should only be used as a last resort in controlling Canada goose population problems.

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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer seeking full-time education reporter

| June 20, 2013 | Reply

A rare opportunity — not because it’s a newspaper hiring instead of firing, but because the Messenger-Inquirer staff has little turnover.

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Paul B. Hayes, founding editor of The Adair Progress newspaper, dead at 59

Paul B. Hayes, founding editor of The Adair Progress newspaper, dead at 59

| June 16, 2013 | Reply

It’s been said that good news travels fast, but bad news travels faster. As I’m reminded today, that’s not always the case.

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A protocol lapse of nucular proportion

| January 26, 2006 | Reply

President George W. Bush’s snubbing of UPI White House reporter Helen Thomas, dame of the Washington press corps, is not cool.

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