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Haunted Restaurant Thrills

October 23, 2012

By C. Brandon Hines Staff Writer It was a regular Thursday night, just like any other, when I visited the Catfish Plantation, located 35 miles south of Dallas in Waxahachie, Texas, with my family. We soon came to realize that this wo...

Courier’s past lives on

July 15, 2012

By Erin Marissa Russell Today, journalism students create The Brookhaven Courier with up-to-date design software and digital cameras. But when the first issue was published on Nov. 22, 1978, it was a different world. "Layou...

First Amendment for journalism

July 15, 2012

By Kurt Hyde Opinion Freedom of the press is vital to the plight of democracy because it preserves the right to inform and the right to be informed. Alexander Hamilton explains in the Federalist Paper #84 why he believed freed...

Top 5 journalism movies reviewed

July 15, 2012

By Diana Abou-Saleh Citizen Kane (1941) “Citizen Kane” is a classic American tragedy that is viewed by many critics as one of the most significant motion pictures of all time. The director and protagonist is Orson ...

Mark Twain: author, river pilot, reporter

July 15, 2012

By Stephanie Ball Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on Nov. 30, 1835, in Florida, Mo. He was the sixth child of John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemons and would later be known as Mark Twain Read More »...

Cameron Crowe: rock journalist, screen writer

July 15, 2012

By Diana Abou-Saleh Former rock journalist, screenwriter, and director Cameron Crowe was born July 13, 1957, in Palm Springs, Cali. He was raised in San Diego under the tight-knit rules of his parents, a teacher and a real estat...

Frank Librio: managing director, producer

July 15, 2012

By Obed Manuel Frank Librio, managing director of the Public Information Office for the City of Dallas, describes his parents as “incessant consumers of news.” In Librio’s case, the apple did not fall far from the tre...

Nora Ephron: reporter, screen writer, film director

July 15, 2012

By Diana Abou-Saleh Nora Ephron was born May 19, 1941, in New York. She was the first of four daughters of acclaimed screenplay writers Henry and Phoebe Ephron. Ehpron grew up in Los Angeles due to her parents’ career in the fi...

Past editor shares path to DMN internship

July 15, 2012

By Stephanie Ball Kristin McKenzie was an intern at The Dallas Morning News and is currently searching for a journalism job. 1. How and when did you become interested in journalism? Read More »...

Student discerns career path

July 15, 2012

By Obed Manuel Opinion I walked into my very first journalism class as a shy, quiet, unsociable 16-year-old. I had no interest in being a journalist – back then I still dreamed of being a short story writer, like J.D. S...

Journalist’s benefits are appealing

July 15, 2012

By Azure Wickert Opinion After entertaining many opportunities, I have exhausted what I have determined to be the most acceptable amount of student debt and have found myself without a degree. My solution was Brookhaven C...

Ernest Hemingway: author, journalist, honoree

July 15, 2012

By Stephanie Ball Ernest Hemingway was born July 2, 1899, in Oak Park, Ill, to Clarence and Grace Hemingway. He was raised in Chicago but also spent time at the family cabin in Michigan, where his admiration of hunting, fish...

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