Posts Tagged ‘journalism’

Oakland Ghost Ship Fire

Updated December 29, 2016; originally posted December 9, 2016. I have started writing at 11:25 pm. About this time one week ago, a fire started in a warehouse two miles from my home. Thirty six people died. I visited the Ghost Ship Fire memorials in the Fruitvale District a few times this week. Even though […]


A Bridge to Xanders Crossing

Two years ago I took an image that I consider my “most important photograph.” Even though I consider it my most important, it was not the best picture taken with my camera that day. While I consider photography important, I did something more important than take pictures that day. I handed my camera to a […]


Student Journalism on the Edge

Student press supporters often claim that students “do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.” At a recent national journalism education conference, I noticed a different version of this quote. Outside the schoolhose gate, students express themselves too. Fourteen year old Malcolm Sutherland-Foggio, started a non-profit for […]