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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Tweet The past two weeks have been wild around here! The big news was the announcement that the Columbia Daily Spectator — the undergraduate newspaper of my alma mater, Columbia University — would focus on its website, while reducing its printing schedule from five times a week to once a week. As the chairman of […]

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tweet If you’ve read my blog for a while — or simply looked at my header — you know that my personal (trademarked!) adage is “Never Is the Next New Thing™.” It started out as a 2010 observation about fashion trends. I wrote: “I used to say, ‘Never say never’ when it comes to fashion, […]

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tweet Every year, the Committee to Protect Journalists presents its International Press Freedom Awards on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The timing is apt, because the event always reminds me how much freedom of expression we do have in the United States — despite efforts to chip away at it — and how thankful we should […]

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Tweet Random reading recommendation: This investigative series by Megan Twohey for Reuters exposing the underground market for foreign-born adoptees is extraordinary. On a less serious note, here’s what was on the blog this week: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013: Leave Paul McCartney alone! Monday: Trying to dress ’80s for Depeche Mode. Tuesday: September’s Jewel of the […]

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Tweet I generally don’t covet anyone else’s exact career path. You have to take the bad with the good, and I wind up thinking that one or more aspects of that other person’s experience wouldn’t be ideal for me. Like having to be Donald Trump’s daughter, for instance. But I’ve finally found my fantasy job […]

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Tweet ProPublica — the nonprofit journalism organization where MrB is editor-in-chief  — partnered with Selfless Tee to produce a t-shirt last month. The shirt featured a design by Ryan Grossman that said “Journalism With Moral Force.” Selfless Tee creates cause-inspired T-shirts that help support a range of non-profits, and ProPublica got $7 from every $22 […]

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Friday, November 25, 2011

Tweet So much happened at Tuesday’s International Press Freedom Awards Dinner for the Committee to Protect Journalists, that it has taken me three posts to cover it. My first post was about the vintage gown I wore. The second post was about CPJ’s mission and the dinner’s awardees. Now it’s back to the lighthearted stuff: […]

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Tweet Yesterday’s post was about what I wore to the annual International Press Freedom Awards Dinner for the Committee to Protect Journalists. As I said, the dinner honors journalists from around the world who risk their lives to report from war zones and in defiance of brutal regimes. It also raises money for CPJ’s activities: […]

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Tweet Last night, MrB and I attended an event that’s very important to us: the annual International Press Freedom Awards Dinner for the Committee to Protect Journalists. The dinner honors journalists from around the world who risk their lives to report from war zones and in defiance of brutal regimes. On its website, CPJ explains […]

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tweet Five days after I saw Bill Cunningham New York, a documentary about New York Times style photographer Bill Cunningham, I went to a screening of another documentary called Page One: Inside the New York Times. The New York Times has become a big movie star! But what if the fame goes to the Times’s […]

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