Here is my interview of author Janice Gable Bashman

My interview of author Janice Gable Bashman is on the Philadelphia Writers Conference website at www.pwcwriters.org

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Philadelphia Writers Conference takes place in June

This year’s Philadelphia Writers Conference takes place Friday, June 12th through Sunday, June 14th at the Wyndham Hotel at 4th and Arch in downtown Philadelphia. If you are a writer, an aspiring writer, or know an aspiring writer, the conference will be a great experience. This year’s featured speakers include Stephen Fried and Sara Shepard. There is a 50% discount for all college students. For more information, go to www.pwcwriters.org

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Woodstock Nation Should Open Their Minds and Listen To Today’s Rock Music Artists

Here’s a link to my latest article on how the Woodstock Generation should open their minds and listen to today’s rock music artists. It was first published in the Philadelphia Inquirer and then on Huffington Post:

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20140817_Rock_traditionalists__open_your_ears.html

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Here is my Op-Ed on Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in Newsworks.org, which is WHYY’s website

Here is my new Op-Ed on how Pope Francis should emphasize the poor during his visit to Philadelphia in www.newsworks.org , which is WHYY’s website:

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/speak-easy/speak-easy-feature/item/71526-despite-gop-opposition-pope-francis-should-emphasize-the-poor-during-his-philadelphia-visit&Itemid=219&linktype=hp_speakeasy

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It’s Time To Start Calling Soccer One of The Five Major Sports In America

Here’s my latest Huffington Post article:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry-atkins/its-time-to-start-calling_b_5549810.html

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My Latest Huffington Post Article: Advocacy Journalism is Polarizing Our Country

Here is my latest Huffington Post article: Advocacy Journalism is Polarizing Our Country:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry-atkins/advocacy-journalism-is-po_b_5526745.html

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Advocacy Journalism

Over the past 15 years, as newspaper circulation has declined, more and more people are turning to Advocacy Journalism via websites, talk radio, cable TV, and blogs to get their news. The problem is that many of these blogs and websites are biased, have an agenda, don’t do much fact checking, aren’t edited, and aren’t held accountable when they get facts wrong. TV networks like MSNBC and FOX News and talk radio talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck have a clearly biased agenda. Yet, many people rely on Advocacy Journalism as their main source of news.

Perhaps most importantly, Advocacy Journalism is polarizing our country.

A new Pew Research Center for the People & the Press poll….      More to come

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My Washington Post article on 79-year-old basketball player Norty Levine

Here is my Washington Post article on Norty Levine, one of the best 79-year-old basketball players in the country:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/06/17/this-79-year-old-basketball-player-could-school-you-in-a-pick-up-game/

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Here’s my latest Huffington Post article on the media and Elliot Rodger

Here’s my latest Huffington Post article on the media and Elliot Rodger

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry-atkins/media-should-stop-showing_b_5440501.html?utm_hp_ref=media&ir=Media

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I’m quoted in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Article on Hashtag Activism

I’m quoted in an article by John Timpane in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the topic of Hashtag Activism

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20140531_Debate_breaks_out_over__hashtag_activism_.html

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