The internet has changed what it means to be a journalist. It challenges conventional ideas about what reporters do. Your readers don’t need you to file your story by the 6pm deadline. They don’t need you to tell them what they could easily google themselves. Publishing an article is no longer the end of a process. It’s just the beginning.
Your readers need something different.
A group of artists in Boyle Heights are showing a canvas can be just about anything - including city utility boxes.
Before Cheech Marin was getting laughs from audiences with "Born in East L.A., he was getting Chicano art. A collector since 1985, the comedic actor may very well be the biggest Chicano art collector. No joke.
Hello East LA!
The first Facebook post was shared September 3, 2009. There wasn't a community around it. It didn’t have any fans. It wasn’t going to be shared.
It didn’t matter.
Roberto Suro still remembers the bus trips he took with his father to visit the Smithsonian Museum. While they read the labels in English, it was Spanish that was spoken in the galleries.