Canada goose shot with arrow in Chesterfield

Chesterfield and state authorities are looking for the person who shot a Canada goose with an arrow in Midlothian. The goose, whose body was pierced by the arrow, was captured Friday at a pond off Waterford Lake Drive not far from Strayer University, said Melissa Stanley, founder and executive director of the Richmond Wildlife Center. … Continue reading Canada goose shot with arrow in Chesterfield

No, the Foo Fighters are not breaking up

The Foo Fighters insist they are not breaking up, and the group has released a parody video — complete with frontman Dave Grohl singing about baloney and former boy-band star Nick Lachey taking Grohls's place in the band — to deal with rumors that the group is in its death throes. Rumors of the band's disintegration … Continue reading No, the Foo Fighters are not breaking up

Paging Don Draper

I'm a big fan of mid-20th century architecture, and I instantly fell in love when I came across this building in downtown Durham, N.C. The hotel has a troubled history. Once the height of fashion in Durham, today the mostel is mostly C-grade office space with businesses such as a a tax-preparation service and a … Continue reading Paging Don Draper

Don’t confuse social media tools with journalism

Twitter and Facebook have opened vast new avenues for journalists from New York to Mumbai, Los Angeles to Syndey, and practically every place in between. But are we blinded by those online tools, mistaking social media savvy as a viable substitute for good old-fashioned journalism? That question is tackled by David Skok of the Nieman … Continue reading Don’t confuse social media tools with journalism