Posts Tagged ‘murder’

“In New York, Number of Killings Rises With Heat”

Friday, June 19th, 2009

This New York Times June 18 special project on homicides in New York City provides good resource material for aspiring journalists interested in writing about, well, murder and crime. And I will most likely try to incorporate into the reading list of one of my advanced news writing classes. Story and the multimedia can be found here. And that recommendation allows me, in good conscious, to segue to this recollection: That period in my journalistic life when murder was on my mind.


From NYT’s Timothy Egan’s An Innocent Abroad – About “Angel Face”

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I couldn’t resist Egan’s Outpost passage, I thought it was candid about certain brands of Americana …

“We kill innocent Americans often enough through our legal system, kill them because of shoddy police work or racial prejudice.”