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Editor’s Notebook: ‘Democracy dies in darkness …’

... and, apparently, celebrities do, too. Let me explain. Monday afternoon, while depositing my own recyclables, I found several stacks of otherwise untouched Washington Post print editions from Sunday and Monday in a recycling dumpster operated by one of our local...

Editor’s Notebook: Demise of a once-mighty daily

I teased this last week, and as promised, sports editor Dave Facinoli did bring back some editions of my old employer, the Myrtle Beach Sun News, from a vacation to South Carolina. My prediction that the paper would be a...

Editor’s Notebook: The news-media credibility gap (1990s-style)

Of the many things coming out of my closets in preparation for a home sale, out popped a special edition of the Myrtle Beach Sun News newspaper from back in September 1995. Li'l Scotty was one of four members of...

Editor’s Notebook: No awards? No problem!

Count me as decidedly not a fan of journalism-awards competitions. Given the state of the media industry (financially and in many cases morally bankrupt), it's kind of like giving an employee-of-the-week award for seamanship to the captain of the...

Editor’s Notebook: Youngkin better up his game, pronto

Let’s face it: The television and social-media advertising of both candidates for Virginia governor leaves much to be desired. But in this case, that’s an advantage for Terry McAuliffe, because he’s the known quantity. For Republican Glenn Youngkin, the question...

Editions of vintage newspapers digitized, online

As part of a partnership that includes the Library of Virginia, the Center for Local History of the Arlington library system and the Sun Gazette, archive materials from a number of Arlington newspapers can now be found online. Editions of...
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Q&A: Creative team details new work focused on women’s struggles

Theatre on the Run in Arlington from Oct. 14-23 will host “Unprotected,” a modern-day drama about the struggles women...
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