Tag Archives: Invisible Child

It’s Good To Live In A Four-Daily Town (WSJ ‘Invisible Child’ Takedown)

There’s been plenty of praise for the New York Times five-part Invisible Child series that depicted the hellish homeless shelter existence of one Brooklyn family and one remarkable 11-year-old girl named Dasani (after the upscale bottled water). Now comes the … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Boston/New York Pulitzer Bakeoff

The past seven days have provided us with a Pulitzerpalooza that includes the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe. Start with the leader in the clubhouse: Andrea Elliott’s Invisible Child, the Times five-part series chronicling the … Continue reading

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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (Invisible Child Edition II)

Andrea Elliott’s New York Times Invisible Child series (photographs by Ruth Fremson) gets more heartbreaking by the day as it chronicles the life of a family consigned to a hellish homeless shelter in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Wednesday’s chapter reads like a … Continue reading

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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (Invisible Child Edition)

Read this New York Times piece and weep for the 22,000 homeless children in NYC, especially Dasani.     It’s a totally heartbreaking story stretching over four full pages of Monday’s Times.       Outgoing New York Mayor Michael … Continue reading

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