🕵🏻♂️🎈Do I spy a Chinese spy balloon? Spotted between 4:15 and 4:45 from south St. Louis County, Missouri.
Boy, today’s Today In History in the Post-Dispatch (web version) starts bad, stays bad and ends with a doozy.
I like that Siri can read notifications, but it went 0-for-2 on a message from my TV that “Southern Eel” is about to play “Illinois Street”.
Ten years ago today I was at an IRE boot camp at Mizzou in Columbia, Mo. learning how to be a data journalist. The Journalist’s Creed was written by Walter Williams, founding dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, in 1914.
I know page design is handled at a hub and very quickly by people with too much to do, but this sort of thing still snags my brain when I look at a paper. Three stragglers at the bottom of three columns, and one of them is hyphenated.
“Today, an overwhelming majority of @stlpublicradio’s on and off-air staff are taking a historic step in becoming the first @NPR radio station in #Missouri to form a union… #WeMakeSTLPR (🧵)” @stlprguild on Twitter
I’m sure I’m not the first to make this observation but tonight it occurred to me that walking to bed in a dark house with your phone flashlight is the modern-day equivalent of using a chamberstick.
Nameplate I traced out of an old Sanborn fire insurance map, then inked and colored. Turned out ok for a first try.
Traced from an old Sanborn map and inked.