Tag Archives: Jeremy W. Peters

In the wake of the Newtown school shooting

Passing along links to what I think are worthwhile reads on the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and the aftermath… For starters, here’s a dispassionate chronology from the Hartford Courant of just what happened in that school that morning. Just … Continue reading

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After that first step it’s pretty much all downhill the rest of the way

It seems I could not have been any more wrong about change being slow: here are more positive developments resulting from last week’s “quote approval” story from the New York Times (thanks to Jim Romenesko for the tips this morning). After … Continue reading

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with…

“Change is sure slow” I wrote last week; I was wrong, and couldn’t be more pleased about it. I wrote that in a post based on a New York Times story about the growing practice of government and campaign officials … Continue reading

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The powers that be control the message—even more than you know

Here is another depressing argument that the reality you and I inhabit, and feel comfortable most days saying we have some control over, has been sanitized for our protection. The New York Times reports that “quote approval” is a common practice … Continue reading

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