G. Michael Dobbs' Column

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Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.


There is a disconnect between beliefs and actions

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

So, there are many people who have expressed concerns – while others have felt triumphant – about the leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision concerning Roe v. Wade....
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Longmeadow Democratic Breakfast provides a political mosh pit

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

There are two area political events that provide journalists ¬ and political wonks – access to a large group of elected officials and candidates. One, of course, is the annual fundraiser presented by Sheriff Nick Cocchi, which enables reporters unique access to local pols. The ot...
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Trip to UMass was nostalgic and hopeful

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I had a remarkable experience recently. For the first time in my career, I was asked to speak at a journalism class at a local college. In this case, it was my alma mater, the University of Massachusetts in Amherst....
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Inside baseball: facts in controversial stories can be elusive

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Before I leave for a week off, the challenge is trying to write a column that is worthwhile for our readers but at the same time needs to be composed more than a week before it is published....
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