Articles from September, 2012

News of the US: Week Four of September 1812

September 22:  From Lexington — “Kentucky is indeed broke loose.  Volunteers are marching to the frontiers from all parts of the state.  We stated last week there were about 10,000 of our citizens under arms.  We should have been nearer …

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News of the US: Week Three of September 1812

September 15:  New York — “The privateers ‘United We Stand,’ and ‘Divided we Fall,’ were chased into the Bay a second time on Friday evening, by the three British frigates–but, as soon as it was dark, they put to sea …

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With political season upon us, journalism ethics crucial

September 8, 2012

It’s the season for national political conventions, accusatory campaign ads and, let’s hope, news reporting that shines the light of truth on candidates at all levels of government. So it’s the perfect time to remember the role we journalists should …

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News of the US: Week Two of September 1812

September 8:  A Letter from the first lieutenant of the US frigate Essex — “We have arrived here after a cruise of 65 days; and having taken eight prizes, two of which we burnt, being in ballast.  The last vessel we took …

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News of the US: Week One of September 1812

September 1: A letter dated, Opelousus,  La., Sept 1, 1812  “The Americans and creoles are daily flocking to the Sabine, to join Gen. Bernardo, a Spaniard, who has in possession, the post of Nacogdoches, and from whence he intends to …

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