Dalton’s Photos Featured on Flamenco Artists’s Web Page

 

"La Flamencista"

Anne Dalton photographed two events in 2009 and 2010 for Barbara Schuessler, a flamenco teacher in Tucson, who recently went live with her Web page, http://www.barbaraschuesslerflamenco.com/BarbaraSchuesslerflamenco/Photos.html

Although the photos do not have individual photo credits, Dalton’s work is reflected on the home page as the logo for Events, Photos and Contact links as well as . . . → Read More: Dalton’s Photos Featured on Flamenco Artists’s Web Page

Soroptimist International of Desert Tucson in The News

“Their self confidence is low; they don’t believe they are capable of completing the application, let alone receiving an award.” -Dawn Walsh, Program Manager . . . → Read More: Soroptimist International of Desert Tucson in The News

Book: John H. McManus’ “Detecting Bull: How to Identify Bias and Junk Journalism in Print, Broadcast and on the Wild Web”

McManus’ book recently received the Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society for Professional Journalists. It was written to help  journalists and every citizen trying sort through news stories and figure who or what to believe.  McManus is quoted in the July/August issue of SPJ’s magazine, Quill, as saying,  “The book encourages skepticism rather . . . → Read More: Book: John H. McManus’ “Detecting Bull: How to Identify Bias and Junk Journalism in Print, Broadcast and on the Wild Web”

The Paper – Shows inner workings and conflicts of modern journalism

“Stop the presses!” . . . → Read More: The Paper – Shows inner workings and conflicts of modern journalism

OBama on "The View" on Journalists

Poster from Newseum in Washington, D.C.

 The excerpt from Kevin Alloca’s article on OBama’s comments reads:

“Shortly after, while responding to a question posed by Elizabeth Hasselbeck about the country feeling divided, the president remarked, “My hope is that I’ve tried to set a tone in the debate that says, ‘Look, we . . . → Read More: OBama’s comment on Media ( “The View” )

Horse Therapy

Tristen Gauna tries to get Daisy's attention

A new approach to helping kids ages six to 17 years old with personal and interpersonal problems uses silent feedback from horses called Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. It is being piloted in two Vail district elementary schools in Pima County near Tucson.

I was invited to observe . . . → Read More: Horse Therapy

News in progress...

2009 Mental Health Insurance Legislation Revisited

Clarke Romans, executive director of NAMISA

The federal government passed a law in 2009 requiring all employers with 50+ employees who provided insurance for mental and physical illness to insure the coverage was equal. It took effect in January. With so much debate over national health care, . . . → Read More: Mental Health Parity on Insurance

Film: Movies/Documentaries on Journalism

“Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism”  (Can be played on Netflix.com)

Although I’ve been interested in journalism for some time, I just recently discovered this documentary. This movie explains clearly why Fox News doesn’t come close to reflecting reality or any of the principles of responsible journalism.

The main point the movie makes is that . . . → Read More: Film: Movies/Documentaries on Journalism

Good Reads

Health Brooke (from Media Bistro Web site)

Viewpoint on newspapers charging for on-line news

Most are aware that print media is trying to survive by finding ways to get revenue other than the traditional selling of advertisements. Internet sites like CraigsList have made advertising free, so ad sales have gone way down for . . . → Read More: Good Reads