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The cornerstone of journalism – accuracy, accuracy, accuracy

Not so long ago, the nation would have been outraged at how so many media outlets botched the answer to a simple question last weekend: Is Joe Paterno dead? How do you get the answer? You call a reliable source, … Continue reading

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Chilean miners – triumph of the human spirit

Like almost everyone, I’ve been watching the drama of the Chilean miners and praying for their safe return. I worked for mining company Phelps Dodge for five years, and I visited the company’s Candelaria mine near Copiapo, the miners’ home, on several occasions. In … Continue reading

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