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Gratitude Notes (#22): Carved ducks and coffee

Short Takes December 24, 2019

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. I’m thankful for a long-ago newspaper assignment that took me to the backyard woodcutting studio … Read more

Gratitude Notes (#15)

Short Takes December 16, 2019

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. I’m grateful for every copy editor who’s saved me from embarrassment; for every photojournalist who’s … Read more

Gratitude Notes (#14)

Short Takes December 15, 2019

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. I am grateful for Chuck Cicconetti, the managing editor of The Daily Record when I … Read more

Gratitude Notes (#13)

Short Takes December 14, 2019

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. I’m grateful to a writing instructor who urged us to remember — in the face … Read more