The Digital Journalist
January 2008, Issue 123
Special Edition:
The Best of The Digital Journalist
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
For January we have selected a few dispatches from the past the we have found particularly compelling.
by Marianne Fulton

The Drive
by Spencer Platt, May 2003
by Francine Orr, July 2005
The Gun Village
by Veronique de Viguerie, May 2006
Update: Me and Joseph Duo
by Chris Hondros, Nov 2005
E-Bits: Technotopia
April, 2007

This is one of our favorite E-bits from past issues: One nice thing about living in a university town is the constant flux of discovery and innovation, ideas and creative expression.
by Beverly Spicer
The 100th Issue (More or Less), Feb 2006
According to the number on our contents page, this is our 100th issue of monthly publication of The Digital Journalist.
Fear and Loathing in France, Oct 2000
When you fly as much as I do you become obsessive about certain airports.
by Peter Howe
Carrying, Feb 2004
Recently the Wall Street Journal ran a story about journalists in Iraq who are now carrying weapons.
by Ron Steinman
Postcards From Waco, Sept 2001
Dear Jackie, I can't help feeling that taking this wire service job is the best thing I've ever done.
by Jim Colburn
Tech Tips, Nov 2007
A local photographer here in California suggested I contact you to see if you could offer some advice.
by Chuck Westfall
Nuts and Bolts, Sept 2004
On Monday, August 16th, Carl Mydans spent the day with his best friend, Bill Foley... That evening, with his son and daughter, of whom he was so proud, at his bedside, Carl died. He was 97.
by Bill Pierce
Common Cents, June 2006
The "Greatest Generation" had just saved the world. The U.S. industrial engine was at the peak of its strength and the Baby Boom was just getting started. Television was in its infancy so everybody read the newspaper.
by Mark Loundy
Journalism Ethics in Wartime, Dec 2004
Kevin Sites had no intention of igniting an international firestorm when he videotaped a U. S. Marine shooting a wounded Iraqi in a Fallujah mosque last month. But that is precisely what his release of these incendiary images has done.
by by Karen Slattery and Erik Ugland
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Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to a special issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
Death in Saigon, July 2007
The Digital Journalist's Executive Editor, Ron Steinman, has a new novel, "DEATH IN SAIGON," published this month.
by Ron Steinman
"Moments in Time" Book Tour 2008
Presentations by Dirck Halstead.
Announcing the 2008 PlatypusTM Workshops
Because of heavy demand, we are increasing the number of workshops for 2008 to five.
TV News in a Postmodern World: The Jewel of the Elites, Nov 2005
One of the great heroes of history was John Wycliffe, the 14th century English philosopher and politician responsible for the first common English language translation of the Bible.
by Terry Heaton
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