Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory MAGIC NEWS BRIEF July 14, 2020

Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory MAGIC NEWS BRIEF July 14, 2020ANNOUNCING OUR BIG DATA BOOTCAMP!For four years in a row, the role of data scientist has been named the number one job in the U.S. by Glassdoor. What's more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for data science skills will drive a 27.9 percent rise … Continue reading Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory MAGIC NEWS BRIEF July 14, 2020

The Harford County Lynching Memorial Committee

The Harford County Lynching Memorial Committee Lynching Victims in Harford County Issac Moore, died July 22, 1868 Jim Quinn, died Oct. 2, 1869 Lewis Harris, died March 26, 1900 The Harford County Lynching Memorial Committee, established in March 2019, is working to memorialize the victims of this terrible era in the County. The project included … Continue reading The Harford County Lynching Memorial Committee

Attorney General Frosh Files Suit Against U.S. Department of Education and Secretary DeVos

Attorney General Frosh Files Suit Against U.S. Department of Education and Secretary DeVos for Unlawfully Repealing Critical “Borrower Defense” Regulations BALTIMORE, MD (July 15, 2020) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined a coalition of 23 attorneys general in a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) challenging their … Continue reading Attorney General Frosh Files Suit Against U.S. Department of Education and Secretary DeVos

Ellsworth Cemetery to receive $65K grant

Ellsworth Cemetery to receive $65K grant CARROLL COUNTY TIMES |JUL 08, 2020 Ellsworth Cemetery in Westminster is going to receive a $65,000 grant to help with mapping and upkeep. Last week, the State Board of Public Works approved a request from the Maryland Historical Trust, to approve a $65,000 grant to the Community Foundation of Carroll … Continue reading Ellsworth Cemetery to receive $65K grant

July 6, 1866 Benjamin Disraeli

https://www.facebook.com/kevindayhoff/posts/10220068097306297 July 6, 1866 Benjamin Disraeli Not sure of my favorite date in history, but July 6, 1866 is fairly significant. On that date the Earl of Beaconsfield Benjamin Disraeli succeeded Wm. Ewart Gladstone as the Chancellor of the Exchequer. From 1850 through the 1860s, Lord Derby had formed three governments. Disraeli served as the … Continue reading July 6, 1866 Benjamin Disraeli

Common Ground class: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

Common Ground class: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement Common Ground: July 13-17, 2020 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Drs. Charlie Collyer and Pam Zappardino will be teaching a couple of online courses at Common Ground during Traditions Week III (Mon July 13 through Fri July 17). One is called Stories of the Civil Rights Movement, … Continue reading Common Ground class: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

Editor and Publisher: July 2, 2006: Survey Shows Some Columnists Get “Hot” While Writing

Editor and Publisher: July 2, 2006: Survey Shows Some Columnists Get "Hot" While Writing http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002765302 By Dave Astor Published: July 02, 2006 (Sadly – the link is dead….. When I was double-checking to make sure the link is dead I came across this - Read what Wonkette says about this column here: https://www.wonkette.com/breaking-17-of-newspaper-columnists-clearly-virgins) BOSTON There are thousands of … Continue reading Editor and Publisher: July 2, 2006: Survey Shows Some Columnists Get “Hot” While Writing

Why we capitalize ‘Black’ (and not ‘white’)

For all my AP Style - editor geek friends... https://www.cjr.org/analysis/capital-b-black-styleguide.php AT THE COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW, we capitalize Black, and not white, when referring to groups in racial, ethnic, or cultural terms. For many people, Black reflects a shared sense of identity and community. [...] In deciding on a styling, fusspot grammarians and addled copy editors … Continue reading Why we capitalize ‘Black’ (and not ‘white’)

Why police defunding is not an election story — Columbia Journalism Review

On this week’s Kicker, journalist Jack Herrera and Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, discuss the gaps in newsroom’s coverage of the defunding debate, and the blind spots journalists still have as a result of the lack of newsroom diversity. CJR · Why police defunding is not an election story SHOW NOTES The…Why police defunding … Continue reading Why police defunding is not an election story — Columbia Journalism Review