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What is journalism?

By Corey Taft, published on Sep 27, 2006

Wikipedia.com defines it as a discipline of collecting, analyzing, verifying, and presenting news regarding current events, trends, issues and people. Those who practice journalism are known as journalists. Yet the arguably more scholarly Webster's College dictionary defines journalism as the occupation of gathering, writing, editing, and publishing or broadcast news. And further more the fictional character, Jenny Stagecoat, a toothless orphan whom I just now created defines journalism as candy. Who's right? Who's clearly wrong? Who's just a little wrong? Who cares? Our culture... (more)

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It's raining humans! The story of ants

By Corey Taft, published on Sep 26, 2006

"Bob! Bob! Run away!" Janice shouts to her fellow ant shortly before a human foot touches down a yard or two from the home colony. Bob is crushed. Janice is crushed, figuratively, by the sight of one her fellow co-workers flattened by the unpredictable nature of weather. To ants, human must be like weather. Think about it. Humans are so vastly greater in size and quite unpredictable. How are ants to view us as anything other than weather. The world through the interpretation of an ant is obviously much different. I doubt the stars make a lick of difference to them. However, the never-ending... (more)

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