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Web Designer | The Texas Tribune
Do you live and breath HTML and CSS? Have you started referring to HTML5 as simply HTML? Do you spend your nights wondering whether we'll ever really know if Madlib forms are really better at conversion? Do you care deeply about making the world a better place?
Las Vegas Review-Journal lays off 5 editors, art director | JIMROMENESKO.COM
The Las Vegas Review-Journal told staffers Tuesday that it's laying off five editors and its art director: I've confirmed that these journalists are leaving the paper (for now): Mary Hynes - city editor Frank Fertado - features editor Joe Hawk - sports editor Jim Wright - business editor Ched Whitney - art director Charlie Zobell - managing editor In a restructuring, the paper is hiring one person to oversee news/business and another for features/sports and, I'm told, the above editors have been invited to apply for the positions.
JAMA Forum: The Supreme Court's Medicaid Surprise
Most of the considerable speculation about how the US Supreme Court would rule on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) focused on the fate of the individual mandate, which requires individuals to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty. Few predicted the Court would strike down provisions of the law that dealt with the expansion of Medicaid.
AHCJ | About-News: Call for candidates: Run for a spot on AHCJ's board of directors
Call for candidates: Run for a spot on AHCJ's board of directors Important dates June 7: Call for candidates June 28: Candidate statements posted (later declarations added as validated) July 13: Declare candidacy by noon CT July 16: Elections conducted this week July 23: Winners will be named this week Each year, members in AHCJ's "professional" category elect members for the association board of directors.
The Supreme Court has ruled. Now what? : Covering Health
Now that the Supreme Court has issued a decision on health care reform, how do you localize and cover it for your readers, listeners and viewers? To assist reporters across the country who will need to localize the decision and what it means for their states and local communities, AHCJ will host a one-hour online roundtable of experts to offer you suggestions on stories you can pursue right away and in the weeks ahead.
Injection Wells: The Poison Beneath Us
There are growing signs they were mistaken. Records from disparate corners of the United States show that wells drilled to bury this waste deep beneath the ground have repeatedly leaked, sending dangerous chemicals and waste gurgling to the surface or, on occasion, seeping into shallow aquifers that store a significant portion of the nation's drinking water.
Grieving Father Struggles to Pay Dead Son's Student Loans
A few months after he buried his son, Francisco Reynoso began getting notices in the mail. Then the debt collectors came calling. "They would say, 'We don't care what happened with your son, you have to pay us,'" recalled Reynoso, a gardener from Palmdale, Calif.
Tourists venture to West Bank to 'shoot terrorists'
Summer camp, warfare style: Like a frozen turkey plunged into boiling oil, a group of American tourists descend from an air-conditioned van into the scorching heat of the West Bank. Flashing smiles all around, they march into Caliber 3, a local shooting range. "Move it!" the Israeli guide suddenly yells.
Guest Post: Industry editorial makes outlandish claim about impact of medical devices
Editor's Note: The following guest post by Gary Schwitzer is reprinted with permission from HealthNewsReview blog, an indispensable resource for tracking the best and worst of healthcare journalism. Industry editorial makes outlandish claim about impact of medical devices by Gary Schwitzer Minnesota is the home of several medical device makers.
The New 'Dallas': Sex, Scandal and U.S. Energy Policy!
When Dallas was first launched in 1978, it always covered oil, and, later, a little bit about the environment. But really it was about sex, betrayal, and the infighting that came with running Ewing Oil, the company that had made their family rich. In the end, two brothers - J.R.
Avert Your Eyes from the Big Apple! - Forward Thinking - Forward.com
By Josh Nathan-Kazis "Dear Jew: You are entering a dangerous place. Shield your eyes." That's the Hebrew-language text on a huge billboard that an Orthodox group has paid to post alongside a Brooklyn highway. The "dangerous place" is Manhattan. The danger isn't specified, but it's clear they're not talking about muggings.
The Curious Case of Amanda Trujillo and the Arizona Board of Nursing
"Cry 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war..."- William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act III Scene I This is the age of social networking. So many Americans (including nurses) receive the majority of their information via the Internet that it is no longer a phenomenon but a way of life, affecting everything from social trends to political movements.