Each year, The Dallas Morning News honors the winners of its high school journalism competition. We receive entries of work from student newspapers, yearbooks and digital news organizations from high schools across North Texas. This year, we received over 300 of entries from over 25 schools. They were judged by the following Dallas Morning News reporters and editors: Marcia Allert, Beth Frerking, Paul O’Donnell, Cary Aspinwall, Holly Hacker, Alan James Vestal, Lorena Flores, Nataly Keomoungkhoun, Sarah Blaskovich, Elizabeth Souder, Brian Elledge, Leona Allen, Rudy Bush, Tom Fox, Ashley Landis, Michael Hogue, Laurie Joseph, Ariana Giorgi, Meredyth Grange, Tristan Hallman, Charles Scudder, Cassandra Jaramillo, Dave Tarrant, Dana Branham, Jennifer Emily, Jesus Jimenez, Michael Apuan, Denise Beeber, Kevin Sherrington and Ben Baby. Editor Mike Wilson selected the “best of the best” sweepstakes award winners.The winners were honored at a reception Thursday at The News. Also … [Read more...] about High school reporters win honors in Dallas Morning News journalism contest
A 9-year-old girl in Harrisburg is capturing hearts around the world this week after ABC World News featured a moving video of her experience at a grocery store check-out. Lilly, who has special needs, joined her mother at the local Giant Food store recently to get some grocery shopping done. Lilly rarely interacts with strangers while she's out, but something about the kindness of cashier Isaac Whitte struck a chord with the little girl. While Lilly and her mother were checking out, Whitte noticed that Lilly couldn't keep her eyes off the way he was bagging items. Whitte asked Lilly if she wanted to help. She enthusiastically took the job and carefully bagged each item one by one.The most touching part of the video comes when Lilly blurts out to Whitte, "I just love you." Lilly and her mother were so touched by the experience that they returned to the store to give Whitte thank-you note and a hug. It may have a been a small gesture, but it clearly went a long way for Lilly. … [Read more...] about Inspiring video of little girl at Harrisburg market reaches ABC World News
The newspaper industry in Chattanooga dates back the late 19th Century, but it was three individuals born in the 20th Century that shaped the current legacy of the Times Free Press, which celebrates its 150th birthday in 2019. Roy Ketner McDonald, Ruth Holmberg and Walter Hussman Jr. each owned, or in Hussman's case owns, a family-owned newspaper business, and the combination of the three have reported news and shaped public opinion for generations of residents of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. "Each of these leaders made their own unique mark on the newspaper industry," said Alison Gerber, Times Free Press editor and director of content. "Their legacies are marked by a commitment to what they believe and the community they serve." McDonald turned an advertising circular into the Chattanooga News Free Press in 1933 and was chairman of the board of the Chattanooga Publishing Company, a company formed when his newspaper and the Chattanooga Times entered a joint operating … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: What was in the news on birthdays of paper’s VIPs?
By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Published 3:12 pm CST, Monday, December 24, 2018 "Surviving R. Kelly" premiers on Lifetime on Jan. 3. "Surviving R. Kelly" premiers on Lifetime on Jan. 3. Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 "Surviving R. Kelly" premiers on Lifetime on Jan. 3. "Surviving R. Kelly" premiers on Lifetime on Jan. 3. Woman who filed suit against R. Kelly after meeting him at San Antonio concert featured in new show 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A woman who says her story of abuse at the hands of R. Kelly started after a San Antonio concert will be featured in a new series airing in January on Lifetime. In May, Faith Rodgers filed a lawsuit in New York in which she claimed the singer abused her, locked her in rooms and vehicles and infected her with herpes after she met him following a San Antonio show in 2017. Rodgers and other women spoke to Lifetime … [Read more...] about Woman who filed suit against R. Kelly after meeting him at San Antonio concert featured in new show
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff December 24, 2018 Shortly after The Boston Globe reported that Kevin Spacey was due to face criminal charges in Nantucket in an alleged sex assault, the actor broke his Twitter silence to post an eyebrow-raising video along with the caption, “Let Me Be Frank.” In the video, Spacey appeared to assume the character and likeness of Frank Underwood, the dangerously ambitious politician-turned-president in the popular Netflix series, “House of Cards,” to go on a three-minute-long monologue. Let Me Be Frank https://t.co/OzVGsX6Xbz— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) December 24, 2018 “I told you my deepest, darkest secrets. I showed you exactly what people are capable of. I shocked you with my honesty, but mostly I challenged you and made you think. And you trusted me. Even though you knew you shouldn’t,” … [Read more...] about Kevin Spacey breaks Twitter silence by posting bizarre video amid Nantucket arraignment news