Tag Archives: beat blog

I’m Y.A., and I’m O.K.—Why’s This So Good?

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/20/books/review/Rabb-t.html?pagewanted=all I have always found essays that discuss the publishing industry to be extremely fascinating, whether written from the perspective of the writer, agent or editor. The essays by writers, however, are the most interesting. Unlike agents and editors who … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the Statistics

By Katie Cracchiolo When it comes to sports reporting, it’s not all about the statistics; however, it is sometimes difficult to move past the numbers and get on a personal level with the team. Buster Olney, a former beat writer … Continue reading

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Why Simon Romero is important to Latin American journalism

by Luisa Anderson It is unsatisfying to read Simon Romero’s words in only 140 characters, because it simply limits his grace and intelligence. I first came across Romero by chance on Twitter. As the bureau chief of Brazil at The … Continue reading

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Here’s an example of great newspaper design!

The beauty of design is it is truly everywhere you look!  I am currently studying newspaper design  and learning a great deal through Tim Harrower‘s The Newspaper Designer’s Handbook. Though I do not plan on being a newspaper designer myself, … Continue reading

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GQ’s “And the Award for the Next HBO Goes to…” Why You So Good?

by Silas Valentino I’ll be honest. While standing in line at a Las Vegas Airport shop, awaiting to pay for my well overpriced (but well required) water; I made eye contact with Beyonce Knowles. She was standing there sequestered between Jimmy Fallon … Continue reading

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Book Professionals That You Should Be Following On Twitter

One of the most important things that authors should do, both to expand and maintain their audience, is to have a Twitter account. Many agents, editors, interns and book journalists have Twitter accounts to promote current projects by engaging their … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene

Downtown Eugene is the most dynamic neighborhood in Eugene, existing as the convergence between the University, Whiteaker, Jefferson Westside, Harlow and Cal Young neighborhoods. Taking a cross section of the people wandering downtown at any given time on any given … Continue reading

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