Locard’s Exchange Principle and Books, a guest post by Carmella Van Vleet

A while back, I got a Facebook message out of the blue from someone asking me if I was the Carmella who went to St. Elizabeth School in Kansas City, Missouri in 1970-something. This person was a classmate of mine from 4th grade, but, sadly, I didn’t remember who she was. Don’t feel too badly … Read more

Citizen Journalism and the Peter Parker Principle, a guest post by Hilde Lysiak

What is a journalist? Is it someone with a fancy college degree? Or how about a person with a credential from a major newspaper or news show? Oxford’s online dictionary defines a journalist as “a person who writes for newspapers, magazines, or news websites.” That definition fits in nicely with the caricature created by Hollywood, … Read more