Old Clip Archive
My first newspaper mug in 1984
Developing Sources: Breaking News

Stolen baby recovered in England
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1984, 1A, The Birmingham News

Kidnapped child rescued
Thursday, Dec. 27, 1984, 1A, Gulf Coast Newspapers
(This story won the Alabama Press Association large weekly division best spot news story for 1984.)

Letter from the DA

A Science, Environmental Feature:
Low Impact

Research ruffles birders' feathers
Saturday, Oct. ?, 1991, 8A, Gulf Coast Newspapers

The "Red Flag" Lead

Navy plans to put device off coast
Some fear electromagnetic pulse equipment will harm local environment

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1991, 1A, Gulf Coast Newspapers

Sometimes You Win Awards

Empress hearing draws large crowd
Saturday, Jan. 11, 1992, 1A, Gulf Coast Newspapers
(While this story was not the best in the series, it won APA's best in-depth news feature for 1992).

Examples of Analytical, Interpretive Columns

Iraq answers oil, military and White House prayers
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 1990, 4A, Opinion, The Islander

Human reason can overcome war
Wednesday, March 20, 1991, 4A, Opinion, The Islander

An Analyitical Music News Feature

Shines keeps blues music alive in master's tradition
Wednesday, March 27, 1991, 1A, Gulf Coast Newspapers

Sometimes You Just Have Fun

Terrible Ted not so terrible
Saturday, ??, 1989, 4A, The Islander

Beyond the Press Releases

Dissent surfaces at Gulf meeting
Saturday, Dec. 8, 1990, 12A, Gulf Coast Newspapers

A satirical election column

Election night in Alabama proves Pulitzer was right
Monday, Nov. 14, 1994, 4A, The Crimson White

Sometimes You Receive Praise for Excellent Work

Letter to the Editor
March 2, 1990, p. 4A, The Islander

Sometimes You Get Fired or Written About

The Overtime Wars
July/August 1992, Columbia Journalism Review

Caution: Environmental Reporting Can Be Hazardous to Your Career
April/May 1992, 16, EXTRA!
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