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Several days ago, New America Media invited this writer to attend a meeting of New York City-based ethnic journalists who would be talking about their articles for the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Asked about my plans – this writer hadn’t been planning to share – he spoke in tongues, that is, his response was as articulate as a person speaking with his tongue flailing the roof of the mouth and the sides of his teeth, upper and lower. Caught off guard, he couldn’t articulate, didn’t enunciate.
What follows is what might have been said or referred to if this writer had had the presence of mind many wish for when a signature moment beckons them to rise to the occasion: From the Center for Constitutional Rights regarding a panel discussion, September 12: The 9/11 Decade and the Decline of U.S. Democracy.
Editor’s Note: New America Media correspondent Yoichi Shimatsu was asked to write a comprehensive guide to covering Japan’s triple tragedy—earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown danger—by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma [http://bit.ly/hTt3ZG] at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. A veteran environmental issues writer and editor, Shimatsu filed this illuminating article. More than a professional “Tip Sheet,” it includes insights about the concerns and dangers triggered by the disasters in Japan.
Read entire article here.
Got so wrapped up in events on campus that I missed one I really wanted to do off-campus in 2010:
Dear J-School and Media Educator Colleagues,
On behalf of Sandy and all of us at NAM, we would like to follow-up on our invitation for you and your staff for our upcoming 40th Anniversary celebration on Nov. 12. More details in the invite below. It will be an intimate and memorable evening with our alumni and long-time supporters and partners, including you and your universities/organizations.