A rare glimpse into the life of John J. McLaughlin

The American conservative columnist John McLaughlin died Thursday, at age 91.McLaughey had lived for most of his adult life in Tampa, Fla., where he was born and grew up.He wrote the Sunday New York Post column “The Big Picture,” and he was also a columnist for the New York Times, which had its own newspaper.“The […]

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How to read Spanish flu tweets in English

The Spanish flu is making headlines again, and the news cycle is turning.For many of us, it feels like we’re living through an apocalypse.For the uninitiated, flu is an outbreak of the flu virus that affects the human body and the minds of those who are not fully infected.Flu symptoms vary from mild to severe, […]

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Which newspapers are the most conservative?

The media are now more conservative than ever.According to the latest data, which is released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the median daily newspaper read by Australian adults is more conservative.The median daily reading of newspapers published in the past year was 478, which was down from the 523 the median reading was in […]

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How to stop your family from losing your home

A mother’s struggle to keep her children safe after her home was broken into and left unlocked in an Oklahoma City suburb is inspiring her to write about her experience.The home is on a street in the suburb of Norman where, for the past year, the family had been living.In August last year, Amanda Karpinski, […]

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How the New York Rangers came to be a busted newspaper

The New York Islanders are a busted paper.For a team that spent the better part of the last decade rebuilding and adding pieces, it’s an easy sell.But that’s the story of the Islanders, the story that was not the best way to tell the story.This is a story of how they got there, of how […]

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