Tag: Commentary

When Losing 14 to 1 is a Win — Sort Of

A last-minute write-in campaign against an unopposed Pennsylvania state representative yielded 900 official votes. It wasn’t nearly enough to win, but it was enough to show that there’s more to Appalachia than the average TV pundit claims. Well, I didn’t win. Let’s get that out of the way.But on the […]

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Journalism that Transcends ‘Us vs. Them’

In my first week in Rappahannock I wrote a blog to introduce myself and explain what I, as a journalist, hoped to accomplish during my brief fellowship. I wasn’t sure what audience I was writing for, but I wanted to share my intentions and a bit of background.  What brought me here, […]

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