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There is a casket here this morning, and mourners, flowers and organ music. And we have heard prayers of many faiths from his friends. So in a formal sense, this is a funeral service. To me, however, it is a celebration of a consummate pro. David was a professional editor and a successful publisher at a time when they are an endangered species. As a journalist and friend, I am privileged to celebrate David A. Stein, newspaperman. more
On May 22, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry, directing all city agencies to spend at least 50 percent of their annual print and digital advertising budgets on community media publications. more
We witnessed a surge in voter turnout in the recent national election. It’s now time to focus the same energy on upcoming local elections. more
Babies are at far greater risk of brain damage than previously thought. more
As major tech companies rush to claim solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, they’re being rightfully called out for the ways their product and workplace conditions actively undermine the rights and safety of Black people. more
Besides the sad deaths of a quarter-million Americans, the coronavirus pandemic claimed another victim in November: The re-election of President Trump. more
Not every day am I nostalgic, and I do not really relish touching base with so many memories of a world long gone. more
When I was very young, I remember that I had lost some special toy. Today, I can’t tell you anything about it. But back then, whatever it was, that toy was the center of my universe. more
Recent reports showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez avoiding meeting Jews and avoiding attending Jewish events ignited a debate: Is it because she avoids all things Israel-related? Or is there an element of racism and anti-Semitism to it? more
As a special education teacher for more than 13 years, I have worked with hundreds of students with disabilities. Held to the same standards as their general education peers, my students have taught me more about grit and perseverance than probably any other life experience. more
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