Tag Archive | Reynolds Journalism Institute

UnCommon Barber Offers Fresh Perspective, Looks

UnCommon Barber Offers Fresh Perspective, Looks

by Kristen Hamilton From afar, Ed Bankston looks like he’s all business. He moves with a slow and deliberate precision that suggests an air of confidence. Bankston’s hands are gloved like that of a surgeon in the operating room, which is fitting given his tag name on his business card, which declares him “The UnCommon […]

‘I am the mother of 800′

Local farmer leaves corporate world, discovers love of livestock by Greg Anderson If You Go: Breakneck Acres 2743 Summit Road, Ravenna, Ohio Open on Wednesdays, 1 – 7 p.m. Owners: Ami Gignac and Tim Fox http://www.localfoodmarketplace.com/breakneck/index.html Breakneck Acres is a 35-acre self-sustainable farm in Ravenna, Ohio owned by Ami Gignac and Tim Fox. After four years […]

Despite setbacks, owner of The Winery at Wolf Creek optimistic

Despite setbacks, owner of The Winery at Wolf Creek optimistic

by Rob Sterner On an overcast day in June, Andy Troutman walks down a row of vines in his vineyard, The Winery at Wolf Creek.  Attired in blue jeans and a T-shirt, he plucks a leaf from a vine with a practiced hand.  He cocks his hip. Then he rubs the leaf with his fingers […]

Teenage Laziness and Fair Use

Teenage Laziness and Fair Use

Copyright law and “fair use” is a rats warren of overlapping regulations and legalese jargon. My solution is simple: don’t publish any photographs or artwork we didn’t create.

On Coding and Journalism

On Coding and Journalism

Many of the most interesting multimedia journalism stories were one-off projects. So what can a high school journalism program learn from them?

No more excuses

You can always give yourself a reason why you aren’t reaching a goal. But even if you have valid reasons, difficult challenges, in the end, it’s a bunch of bunk. If you really want something, you should find a way. For several years, I struggled with my weight and declining physical fitness. There were so […]

The Death of a High School Newspaper

The Death of a High School Newspaper

I’m the guy who is killing the newspaper. I’m going to shoot it right between the eyes and put it out of its misery. Some might call it euthanasia, but let’s call it what it is—murder. There’s no way around it.