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Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Clear It with Sidney

Sidney's Picks: Waiting for the Glass Slipper to Drop; Ocasio-Cortez; and Elderly Murder-Suicides

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Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: The Return of the Strike, Elizabeth Warren, and Low-Wage Workers

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Illustration, 16:19 clue, creative commons.

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Sidney's Picks: The War on Local News; Citizenship and Grace

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Welcome to the solstice edition of Sindey’s Picks. Photo by fdecomite, Creative Commons.

Warmest Solstice Wishes from the Sidney’s Picks Team!  

Sidney's Picks: 7-year-old Girl Dies in Border Patrol Custody

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Streetscape in Philly’s Kensington neighborhood, where the DA’s office has sold off many homes seized thorugh civil forfeiture, often to speculators and cops. 

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Sidney's Picks: 60 Minutes Sex Harassment, The NRA, and Pegasus

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Kevin Harber, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Acosta & Epstein; Moonves; and Putin

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Donkey Hotey, Creative Commons

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2019 Hillman Prizes: Call For Entries on Now!

Attention journalists, editors, and awards coordinators, the call for entries for the 2019 Hillman Prizes in Journalism is on now!

The Hillman Prizes honor investigative journalism and commentary in service of the common good. 

Prizes are awarded in the following categories:

  • Book
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine 
  • Broadcast 
  • Web
  • Opinion & Analysis 

Each prize consists of a $5000 honorarium and travel to New York City to attend the awards ceremony. 

Deadline for applications is January 30, 2019. 

Click here for full details and to enter.

Sidney's Picks: Florida, Dwarf-Tossing, and Femicide

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Reinhard Link, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Our Crackpot Acting AG, Mass Shootings, And Scott Walker's Downfall

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Bye bye, Scott!

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The Best of the Week’s News: 

Sidney's Picks: Women in Prison; the Shadow Rulers of the VA; and Native American Women Candidates Making History

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SCCN, Creative Commons. 

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