Published this week: Iowa City is safe, but don’t worry — it’s not that safe. (And at least it’s better than Keokuk.)
Recent uproar (and I will let you find it yourself, cause I’m a bit burnt-out on the Bloom topic) has, I hope, led people to talk about how we talk about spaces and places – communities, neighborhoods, states, and nations. Continue reading
A story that recently appeared on the Atlantic’s web site about Iowa, politics and culture has created a stir. Simply, news stories and online comments on the magazine site and in local press say the story unfairly targets Iowans as being hicks. Continue reading
The Press-Citizen ran a page-one story and photo last week to recognize Shelter House’s (a community shelter) first year. The photo shows a mother with one of her young children at dinner time inside the shelter. But much of the caption was wrong, although it seemed right. Continue reading
What does it look like when reporters don’t question anything? When they trust too much?
This: Continue reading