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16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

This Is the New Fitness Brand for the Prep in Us All

For those of us who have been making good use of those extra hours of sunshine and started your workouts, good for you! However, some of us (err…) still haven’t pulled ourselves out of our winter routines. If you need a little inspiration to lace up your shoes and hit the pavement, we introduce …

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

How to Use Nail Polish to Upgrade Cheap Accessories

Ladies – listen up! We just came across the most <b>AMAZING</b> nail polish in all the land. Wait for it… it’s $2.90 and from Forever 21! This confetti nail polish creates an amazing bead-like texture on pretty much everything. We went nail polish crazy (everyone sure got upset over the smell in the office …

College students create line of bracelets to support jailed journalists

University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.<p>Under the direction of Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter and …

11 Snacks to Make With Just a Mug and a Microwave

Sometimes you need to indulge a little bit, but making an entire pie or cake for yourself results in either A) Eating way more than one person probably should in a single sitting or B) Throwing away and wasting food. Or maybe, it’s more like you live in a dorm room and all you have is a microwave …

Heidi Levine Wins Courage in Photojournalism Award

By<p>Chelsea Matiash<p>Jerusalem-based photographer Heidi Levine was named Tuesday as the winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The International Women’s Media Foundation created the award, which is in its inaugural year, to honor the memory of Pulitzer Prize-winning …

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PC Culture Is Taking Over Newsrooms

Whether it’s “assisted suicide” or “partial birth abortion,” too many euphemisms have slipped into news copy. Fixing it starts with recognizing—then …

16 Tips for Shaking Off Stress Like a Pro

Let’s face the facts: Stress is a normal part of modern life. That’s right, even if you’re Queen Bey, stress is part of the daily grind. The thing is, it doesn’t have to be a BIG part of your life — <i>if</i> you can manage it effectively. We’ve looked into the daily lives of successful people from all …

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How do you get millennials to care about local news? The Charlotte Observer is testing out one idea

Its new website and newsletter Charlotte Five is an attempt to use lessons from viral publishers to find a spot in young people’s daily habits.<p>Every weekday at 7 a.m., the countdown clock atop the Charlotte Five homepage resets — counting the hours, minutes, and seconds until another batch of five …

The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014

30 amazing, immersive journalism projects that caught my attention in 2014<p>Each year I post a round-up of the best online journalism of the year. …

Bob Ryan on his two passions: sports and writing

At an early age, Bob Ryan developed a love of sports and words, and he combined those two loves into a rewarding, prolific and Hall of Fame career in sports journalism.<p>He covered Boston, national and international sports stories for more than 40 years at <i>The Boston Globe</i>. ESPN's Tony Kornheiser, who …

Toughest Job in Sports Journalism

Sideline reporters in sports are usually window dressing. The cameras cut to them between innings or after the game as they try to chat up the likes of Richard Sherman or Buck Showalter.<p>Yet the onboard reporters in the Volvo Ocean Race need to be more than just another pretty face with a …

Rolling Stone fiasco hurts rape victims and journalists

I don’t know now whether “Jackie,” the young woman profiled in “A Rape on Campus,” was actually gang raped at a University of Virginia fraternity party.<p>But I fear that the credibility of not only rape victims, but also of journalists reporting on campus sexual assault, has been damaged with that …