Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Ink in the blood
Sometimes it's fascinating to find out about the origins of someone you didn't know much about. I was a bit surprised this morning to read of the death of the father of rocker Neil Young: Scott Young, who died this weekend, was 87 and wrote for the Globe & Mail in Toronto, where this obituary ran, as well as other Canadian news organizations, and wrote several books, including one about his relationship with his famous son. Somehow I don't picture the author of the song about 'a town in north Ontario' as a product of Canada's largest city.
Speaking of journalists, there's a new blog written by a group of retired journalists, called From Hot Type to Blog, and it seems to have a strong Miami connection: all the writers have worked at least part of their careers at the now-defunct Miami News, including former News editor Howard Kleinberg, who's written about the history of Miami for years, and whose column ran on The Herald's editorial pages for many years after the News died. posted by liz at 9:41 AM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to