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By K. Paul Mallasch

Downsized in 2005 from a midsize day-by-day newspaper within the Midwest and at the run from a soon-to-be ex-wife, intrepid webmaster Paul Malinski transforms into kpaul. His target is to begin a information and knowledge resource from the floor up, anything actually by way of the folks and for the folks.  

On his trip, he learns much approximately journalism, greed, love, black holes, Occupy Wall road, robots and automation, poetry, selflessness, psychological ailment and masses extra. might be most vital, he learns approximately himself and that one individual by myself cannot do everything.

This is an autobiographical novel, a piece of fiction that describes the ongoing decline of massive media and the increase of "citizen journalism" as noticeable in the course of the eyes of a guy who believes that Journalism is far too vital to go away to massive businesses.  

Section A - Hyperlocal information / Obits
  • Chapter A1 - goodbye, and thank you for all of the Fish Wrap!
  • Chapter A2 - Redbud is my Rosebud
  • Chapter A3 - inform me. Is the Lord of the Blogosphere in?
Section B - Politics / way of life / Money
  • Chapter B4 - Presidential Deliverance from Underwear
  • Chapter B5 - Ex-Mas Eve lower than the Lilith Tree
  • Chapter B6 - Babylon's Richest guy until eventually the tip of the Chapter
Section C - nationwide / global News
  • Chapter C7 - interval comma exclamation point
  • Chapter C8 - swiftly created Believeland Tourism Video
  • Chapter C9 - Die deadly with a troublesome Weapon
Section D - Arts / Opinion / Editorial
  • Chapter D10 - Whiner, Whiner, poultry Diner
  • Chapter D11 - Blue Journalist wishes foodstuff Badly!
  • Chapter D12 - Quantum Entanglement/Journalism Engagement

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You could remain so long as you will want, honey. i will need to transparent a few house within the undergo room, yet you recognize you are welcome right here every time. have you ever eaten but this present day? ” I reached down and touched my belly, which had began to grumble and whinge. i wished to get to the rest room fast. “No, no longer but. have you ever had lunch? ” “Yes, yet i will make you whatever. What do you want? ” “Whatever's fine,” I acknowledged, then rushed to the rest room. “I'll make a few fried potatoes and Kielbasa! ” she yelled. The greasy nutrients did not sound too stable with my belly in its present situation, yet i did not need to make her suppose undesirable. For a few cause she proposal it was once my favourite dish. whereas I had loved the meal as a child, my structure wasn't as good because it used to be whilst i used to be more youthful. i used to be lovely convinced consuming too many fried meals through the years had not less than contributed to a few of my abdominal difficulties. nonetheless, i did not are looking to ship her spiraling into melancholy. After my mom and dad obtained divorced, my mother turned depressed. emotions of hopelessness have been whatever I understood, that is why I knew being round her an excessive amount of is probably not a good suggestion. Staying together with her for a bit may permit me to economize. I washed my arms and checked out myself within the replicate. i wished a haircut, yet that used to be the least of my difficulties. I walked again to the kitchen and sat down on the kitchen desk, anticipating the barrage of questions on what had occurred to my courting. virtually every person in my lifestyles had warned me approximately marrying Lynda, yet love had blinded me. After being along with her for over ten years, i used to be performed. I enable my mom recognize that – greater than as soon as that afternoon. Later that evening, I fell asleep at the sofa gazing tv. I awakened someday throughout the evening and headed into the spare bed room that contained her selection of filled bears. The mattress was once lined with bears. The partitions have been lined in cabinets packed with bears. Bears have been all over. I controlled to make a few room at the mattress and obtained an outstanding evening of sleep, the 1st i might had shortly. * * * Mom was once long past within the morning while I awakened. i discovered a sticky observe connected to the espresso pot telling me she will be domestic correct after church so shall we speak a few extra. i began a clean pot of espresso and went open air to smoke a cigarette. residing in her residence, i might need to persist with her ideas even supposing i used to be an grownup. After my smoke, I had a cup of espresso and a few toast then headed into city for a newspaper. Elwood is a small urban that's sometimes called the guts of Hoosierland. With round 5,000 electorate, it made Muncie look like a city compared. As with so much of Indiana within the Twenties, the KKK was once an incredible a part of Elwood. Many Klan participants support positions of energy during the kingdom. George Dale, writer of the Muncie Post-Democrat, used to be one of the reporters who had fought them. The Klan not held any overt energy in Indiana, yet Elwood's snapshot used to be tarnished via its heritage. I wasn't definite what to anticipate in 2005, yet i did not imagine racism will be as rampant because it were in prior many years.

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