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

Celebrating the season

Children’s Books | Classic Easter stories for children 
by Mary Jackson
Posted 3/28/19, 02:07 pm

Petook: An Easter Story 

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Based on a true (and terrible) story

Entertainment | Why today’s audiences can’t get enough true crime
by Mary Jackson
Posted 3/22/19, 03:59 pm

Gut-wrenching and bewildering true crime documentaries and podcasts have surged in popularity in recent years, showing the public has a growing appetite for these real-life narratives and the questions they evoke.

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The ghost of comments past

Media | Critics go after Tucker Carlson and threaten to take down free speech in the process
by Mary Jackson
Posted 3/15/19, 06:43 pm

Media Matters for America incited public backlash this week when it published a series of vulgar comments that Fox News prime-time host Tucker Carlson made as a guest years ago on a shock-jock radio program.

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