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New documentary Obit. takes viewers behind the scenes at The New York Times

New documentary Obit. takes viewers behind the scenes at The New York Times

The film screens May 19-21 and May 25 at Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

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Leadership Oklahoma to honor community luminaries at annual gala

“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”

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OKG Q&A: Comedian Eddie Izzard talks global politics, standing up to LGBT harassment ahead of Dec. 29 show

Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 14, 2016

I truly wanted to thank Mrs. Anderson and tell her how much reading her letter meant to me, a lower-income Native female scared of the next four years. It is so nice to know that there are people out there who truly know the consequences of what we’ve let happen to our country.

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A Perfect Storm author to speak at Literary Voices event

Journalist Sebastian Junger, who will speak at Literary Voices April 14, has covered peace talks in Cyprus and the Kosovo War.

Killing the messenger

 At the recent Cowboys’ home opener against Lamar University, an effigy of SI writer Thayer Evans — the primary reporter behind the five-part series — was hoisted outside the stadium. At this point, you’re probably thinking, “Oh, that’s cute. What, did they put him in a dress or something? Maybe some sort of compromising position?”

Word on the street

Marco Powell is a Curbside Chronicle vendor. Credit: Shannon Cornman It was an idea that Whitley O’Connor, executive director of The Curbside Chronicle and a self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur,” has seen benefit the destitute of many cities throughout the U.S. “It’s not a new idea, but we’ve put a new spin on it,” he said. O’Connor

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