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Analysis: In new media age, every reader has to be an editor

December 5, 2016

Original content republished from The Texas Tribune. Post-election criticism of the news media is on point — journalists need to get out of their bubbles and listen to people they haven’t been listening to. But that’s only part of the problem: …

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An Early, Luxury, RV

April 30, 2016

The Baltimore Patriot, on August 9, 1815, in an article from the Hague of June 21 announced that “Bonaparte’s carriage, which the Prussians have taken, will be carried to Berlin.”  But before it got taken away, some journalist got a …

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First-Hand Reports of the U. S. Hornet’s Adventures–All of which Occurred after the Treaty of Peace

February 15, 2016

I. Reported in New York on July 3, 1815, printed by the New Jersey Centinel of Freedom “The armed brig Tom Bowline, captain Carlton, which sailed from this port on the 13th of January last, in company with the Hornet …

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Celebrating the Age of the Early Eighteen Hundreds

January 15, 2016

From the City of Washington Gazette, July 15, 1819: “This age surpasses any other for daring enterprises, ingenious inventions, wonderful discoveries, and advancement in arts and sciences.  It seems that we shall realize the fables of the ancients and actually …

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An Irish Proclamation

December 15, 2015

From the Nashville Clarion, December 17, 1814 WHEREAS George Phelps, commonly called the Prince Regent of Great Britain, son and heir-apparent of George the III. the bulwark of our holy religion the protector of our rights, and redresser of our …

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