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Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend On It. (Via Cal Newport at NYT)

“In a capitalist economy, the market rewards things that are rare and valuable. Social media use is decidedly not rare or valuable. Any 16-year-old with a smartphone can invent a hashtag or repost a viral …

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Chekhov Tribute – 1/29 – Nuyorican Poets Cafe

In celebration of Anton Chekhov’s birthday on January 29th, join us for a tribute to his timeless works directed by Alice Spivak of OnTheRoad Repertory Company at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Will be great! Buy …

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Diverse Perspectives (Nieman)

“Diverse perspectives go far beyond race and ethnicity: It also means actively cultivating a newsroom whose journalists represent a broad cross section of America. We need more journalists who understand our military, more people who …

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When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.

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James Ferrari, Model Broker

The offices of Benjamin James Associates, a 60-broker real estate firm in downtown Manhattan, look nothing like the typical brokerage firms dotting the city. No signs outside the old Broadway office building near Union Square …

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Ferrari says Benjamin James to stay in business, try new model

James Ferrari, the founder of Benjamin James Real Estate, said he is reinvigorating the ailing company with an injection of capital and a radically altered business plan he claims would give three-quarters of the company‚Äôs …

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