Tag Archives: reporter’s notebook

A Community Copy Center in the East Village

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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New York City Digital Copy Center is more than just a copy store. ¬† The shop’s owner, Mousume Sarker, knows almost all of her customers. ¬†Most of them have been coming for years. In an era when most needs traditionally met by a copy store are increasingly handled by cheap and efficient big box stores […]

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Drowning Our Subjects' Tears

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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So, I made my first interview subject cry today. It felt weird.

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Reporter's Notebook: Covering a Candidate

Posted on 30. Oct, 2009 by .

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Two days ago, I was asked by The Local – The New York Times to write a profile on a democratic candidate for next week’s general elections. I’ve not written a profile before. I’ve not interviewed a candidate before. But I said yes – nervously! I went out to New Jersey the next morning, arrived […]

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