Mary Jackson

Mary is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute mid-career course and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and four children. Follow Mary on Twitter @mbjackson77

HBO

The business of dying

Media | HBO documentary explores end-of-life issues but offers no help for what comes afterward
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/30/19, 04:11 pm

In the new HBO documentary Alternate Endings, one woman hand mixes her father’s cremated remains with concrete she will have cemented inside an artificial coral reef. “That is the legacy,” a guide tells her. “Not only is it a resting place for your loved one, but it is an active, producing part of the environment. It’s creating new life, and will do so for hundreds of years to come.”

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Show me the way

Children’s Books | Books for teenage girls
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/29/19, 11:55 am

Choosing Love in a Broken World 

Heidi Johnston

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Walt Disney Studios

Fighting for China

Entertainment | Mulan actress drags Disney into Hong Kong controversy
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/23/19, 03:46 pm

Political protests and unrest in Hong Kong have engulfed Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Mulan.

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