Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots with fiancee Mary Forsberg at Guastavino's for the launch party of PageSix.com, a web site devoted to fashion, gossip and entertainment news in New York, NY, February 9, 2000. (Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Kids Draw the News - I think this is neat to make kids aware of current and world events. Some parents argue that the news is too adult.. but I think you could pick and choose age appropriate topics to discuss.
New London School Explosion - Douglas Brinkley on Walter Cronkite’s “most memorable reporting assignment”Decades later, even after he was credited with helping end the Vietnam War, Cronkite called the New London tragedy his most memorable reporting assignment. Sleeping at the Overton Hotel, calling CBS Radio News in New York from a pay phone to offer a nationwide listening audience a detailed eyewitness report, twenty-year-old Cronkite earned his spurs that sad March week.
RIP: Michael J. Feeney, 32, was about to start a new job at CNN but fell ill and abruptly died from complications from a staph infection. Mr. Feeney started working for The News in 2009, first on the night shift and later covering Harlem and other uptown neighborhoods. Mr. Feeney was an advocate for black journalists, dedicated to increasing diversity in newsroom staffing and coverage. In 2010, he was named the emerging journalist of the year by the National Association of Black Journalists.