Poet attempts to broaden the reach of his craft in unlikely places

...overbearing style."At the end of the day, Lee quite literally drove people crazy," said Victor Infante, a poet and journalist who once lived in Orange County. "Then for two weeks straight we'd all be talking about poetry and nobody knew why...
Today in history

...Vanessa Lengies (LEHN'-jeez) is 29. Actor Jamie Waylett ("Harry Potter" films) is 25.Thought for Today: "There is no bigotry like that of 'free thought' run to seed." - Horace Greeley, American journalist (1811-1872).
Summer books roundup

...Mount Denali. Only five survived. In "Denali's Howl," journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates...Erin Kirkland. (University of Alaska Press, March 2014)Journalist and Alaska resident Erin Kirkland shares what she has found...
Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

...outmatched."My heart wants Argentina to win, but my brain says Germany will," confessed Alberto Ramos Salcedo, a Colombian journalist and author who frequently writes about soccer.That Argentina has stepped into the role as the region's flag bearer is...
Sitka Symposium returns

...looking to forward to his first symposium - then getting ready to plan the next one.Symposium faculty:? Alan Weisman, journalist and author of "The World Without Us," among many other books.? Luis Alberto Urrea, a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...experiences of Southeast Alaska fisheries workers, and you'd best carve out some time for her answer.Compton, a local journalist and cofounder of Juneau's popular Mudrooms event, is passionate about the fishing industry, the art of storytelling...
Pure Sole: Running is hard

...born and raised in Indio, in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's Colorado Desert. He is Hispanic and a great journalist that wrote for the L.A. Times for years. He married into a family that makes wine. None of that info is important with...
Researcher charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

...criminal justice system," said Ivan Oransky, co-founder of Retraction Watch, which tracks research misconduct.Oransky, a journalist who also has a medical degree, said there have been only a handful of similar prosecutions in the last 30 years.He said...
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Outside Editorial: Revive the Free Flow of Information Act

...offer a pledge of confidentiality, and then abide by it.The Free Flow of Information Act requires that, before ordering a journalist to reveal a source, a judge must weigh the public interest in disclosure against the public interest in "gathering and disseminating...
Brazil Beat

...often in Greece. I often go there with my family, my wife, my children. It's a great restaurant," Santos said."I invite you to come," Santos told the Japanese journalist who asked him about it. "The food is wonderful."


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