Press club honors and ambitions

Earlier this week, I was recognized with a new award from the nation’s oldest press club: The Pen and Pencil Club honored me with one of their inaugural Philadelphia News Awards, in my case for “Best Social Media Use of the Year” — “on Twitter himself” and for my work @GunCrisisNews. This is the second…

#GunCrisis: Philadelphia Week in Review

#GunCrisis: Philadelphia, regional and national updates for Sunday, 11.24.13 Teens and young woman among latest Philadelphia shooting victims Twelve shooting victims reported in Philadelphia since Thursday morning Police investigate Mill Creek shooting #GunCrisis: Philadelphia, regional and national updates for Thursday, 11.21.13 Complaints emerge as latest incident breaks record for shootings in Wilmington Media reports: Shooter…

Pen and Pencil Club Philadelphia News Awards: “The best journalism that this city has to offer”

I’m starting this week very happy to find myself listed among some of my favorite people, nominated for┬áthe inaugural 2013 Pen and Pencil Club Philadelphia News Awards,┬ácelebrating and recognizing “the best journalism that this city has to offer.” Unabashed endorsements: I respect and admire a lot of my colleagues on the list, but I especially…