In OtherWords: We’ve got some news

In OtherWords: We’ve got some news

Whether you’re new to OtherWords or have been with us for many years, thanks for your support. I’ve got some news to share with you. First, we’re celebrating. Khalil Bendib won the 2015 Grambs Aronson Cartooning with a Conscience Award for his hard-hitting and...
Getting to the Point

Getting to the Point

Food writer Michael Pollan once jammed the essence of his work into seven words: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” His brevity inspired me as the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit editorial service that distributes opinion pieces and editorial...
Byline Inequality Matters

Byline Inequality Matters

Anna Quindlen relayed an eye-opening and hair-raising experience to her readers in 1990. “A newspaper editor said to me not long ago, with no hint of self-consciousness, ‘I’d love to run your column, but we already run Ellen Goodman,’” the New York Times...

IPS Salutes a Golf Win

A longstanding gender barrier recently cracked in the heart of the Old South. Augusta National Golf Club accepted two women — former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and businesswoman Darla Moore — as its first female members. This change comes years after...

Verizon Shortchanges the Facts

Verizon’s corporate communications director published a guest column a few weeks ago in the Meriden, Connecticut Record-Journal that recently came to our attention. Bob Varettoni’s column responded to our Shortchanging America op-ed distributed via...
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