From Left Field: Mets Picked To Finish 4th?

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As most readers of this site know, I’m the eternal optimist. Until the Mets are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, I still have hope—no matter how bad the team is playing. But even I have to admit that this year, … Continue reading

The Tablet’s All-Star Girls Basketball Team

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This week, we present to you The Tablet’s Girls’ H.S. Basketball All-Stars as chosen by the coaches of the schools in Brooklyn and Queens. Girls Division I First Team Brianna Butler, Nazareth R.H.S., East Flatbush — Senior, Guard; scored 16 … Continue reading

Woodward and Bernstein visit Hofstra

Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, visited Hofstra University in Hempstead on March 20.

The reporters discussed the state of journalism as well as answered students questions.

Though the circumstances would be much different, both reporters said they believe they could still uncover the secrets behind Watergate today.

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Woodward and Bernstein stress the constants of journalism

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Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein covered the Watergate scandal using telephones, typewriters and good old-fashioned note-taking techniques. Imagine the coverage they could have produced with modern forms of technology including the Internet, e-mail and the vast forms … Continue reading