Obama’s Historic Inauguration Unites People, Renews Hope

The masses flocked to Washington, D.C., to witness a defining moment for our generation, the swearing in of the nation’s first African American president, Barack Obama. They waited in lines, faced the cold and ran on little sleep in a city that seemed to flash continuously with lights, loud noises and waving flags. And yetContinue reading “Obama’s Historic Inauguration Unites People, Renews Hope”

Traveling to D.C. for Obama’s Inauguration

I’m sitting in an Amtrak station now, waiting to take a train from Baltimore to Union Station in Washington, D.C. Like millions of others, I’ve come to see the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. I may not have much Internet access throughout the next few days, but you can be sure I’ll be writing moreContinue reading “Traveling to D.C. for Obama’s Inauguration”

Helping to Put Together Poynter’s Book of Election Front Pages

Recently, I helped put together The Poynter Institute’s new election front page book, which features 75 newspaper front pages from around the world. My editor, Julie Moos, thought of the idea for the book and led the institute’s efforts in putting it together in just two weeks. The goal was to have it published inContinue reading “Helping to Put Together Poynter’s Book of Election Front Pages”