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Every day, city hall reporters at local newspapers distill hours of government meetings into cogent stories that inform readers about how their tax dollars are spent. Sports reporters document the successes of high school teams. Investigative reporters dig through thousands of pages of docum…
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MUNSTER | The longtime executive editor of The Times Media Co., who has had a national impact on public records access and community news coverage, is retiring after a 50-year career in journalism.
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BLOOMINGTON | Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Walt Bogdanich and former Associated Press overseas bureau chief Earleen Fisher are among six people being inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
MIAMI | The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense.
Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, holds the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy as LeBron James holds his Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after Game 7 of the NBA basketball championship game against the San Antonio Spurs in June in Miami.
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As Americans come face to face with our government’s vast capabilities in a digital age, recent reporting on information provided by whistleblowers reminds us of journalism’s essential role in democracies. Additionally, the unsettling revelation that the Department of Justice recently target…
A recent survey ranked newspaper reporter as the worst career of 2013, just below meter reader and lumberjack, but you wouldn’t guess it from the stories told by journalists who gathered in Bloomington to see six of their own inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
Enough mistakes and maybe we’ll learn: When in doubt, leave it out.
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Mary Junck, CEO of Lee Enterprises and a 1969 graduate of Valparaiso University, toured the VU campus Wednesday. She visited with Times Columnist Philip Potempa, a 1992 graduate of Valparaiso University, who also teaches journalism courses at VU, while participating in a Q&A presentation…
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The Times brought home 17 awards from the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists' Best of the Best in Indiana Journalism 2011 awards Friday in Indianapolis.
CROWN POINT | Two Crown Point High School journalism students were honored during the Indiana High School Press Association's First Amendment Symposium at the Indiana Statehouse last month.
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