“I can’t write five words but that I change seven.” — Dorothy Parker
I’ve covered a little bit of everything.
I’ve written daily blog posts about legal issues facing journalists in the United States, including privacy, the Freedom of Information Act and prior restraint issues.
For hours my ears were glued to a police scanner, though I also managed to write about some of the neediest people in a community that spanned three states — Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.
My computer is often littered with spreadsheets, tracking everything from demographic trends to public health information to election results.
And I’ve sat through more local government meetings than anyone should, and provided analysis of how the issues in those meetings had a broader affect on communities across the U.S.
Lead poisoning in Pennsylvania: should we be worried?
The short answer is probably. The longer answer is much more complicated.
Technology makes voting less private
Where is the line between technology and voter privacy?