From the New York Times obits: Sharon Begley, a Top Science Journalist, Is Dead at 64 Long at Newsweek, she was regarded as one of her generation’s pre-eminent science writers. An “Enlightenment-era figure,” Jon Meacham said. … Dr. Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, wrote on Twitter that Ms. Begley would … [Read more…]
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation is a NY Times photo essay by Richard Frishman. At far right, the onetime “Colored” window at Edd’s Drive-In, in Pascagoula, Miss. After being tipped off by a contributor to a website called Preservation in Mississippi, I verified the history of the window at Edd’s Drive-In with … [Read more…]
From the Columbia Journalism Review, Preserving a ‘national memory’ of an outbreak by Betsy Joles, 03/03/2020. “We actually have really good journalism in China,” Shen says. “It’s just those who are working very hard to get the stories out, they’re usually not recognized.”
It’s Almost 2019. Do You Know Where Your Photos Are? – It might be the season, this topic was recently discussed with friends then the NYT comes to the rescue with a good history.
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS APRIL 4, 2018 A natural-gas plant in North Dakota operated by Oneok, one of the companies affected by a cyberattack on a data network connecting gas-pipeline operators and their customers. The companies said the attack did not lead to any service interruptions. HOUSTON — A cyberattack on a shared data network forced … [Read more…]