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Balancing objectivity with compassion

One of the first things you learn in journalism is that you want to keep your stories factual and objective and you keep your emotions out of it. This usually isn’t a problem for me but I’ll admit that I am very glad I don’t report on the City of Seattle and I am especially glad that I am […]

Right and wrong sounds

I will be the first to admit I’m not perfect: I have no game; I tend to hold on to relationships (romantic and platonic) longer than I probably should; I’m not always the nicest person and I can be a bit of a snob at times. With the latter, I have stuck my nose up […]

Fun moments in journalism

Fun moments in journalism

Tonight, an old coworker posted this Poynter article on his Facebook. Needless to say, I got a total kick out of this, as I’m sure all journalists would because there is nothing worse than working on deadline and having nobody get back to you. I’m not a sports reporter, but I can’t tell you how many times […]

From aliens to dragons, books on sports that score a home run

Here are my latest book recommendations for the Northwest Asian Weekly: “Galaxy Games: The Challengers” By Greg R. Fishbone Lee & Low Books, 2011 When Tyler Sato turns 11, his cousins in Tokyo have a star named after him, but it soon becomes clear that TY SATO is no ordinary star. First, it doesn’t stay […]