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MORE CHANGES AT THE TIMES-PICAYUNE

       Last Thursday was a real Molly’s at the Market night. Molly’s has long been a news media hangout, more so in days of yore when the press was more male and less suburban. Still, on special occasions those…

The Advocate Makes Groceries

        To all of you “New New Orleanians” out there, you should be familiar with an old local expression, “makin’ groceries.” The term was applied to the act of going shopping for food such as, “Momma is makin’ groceries.” Last week we…

Universities Moving In Different Directions

           Sometimes the placement of headlines says more than just the headlines themselves. Take, for example, last Saturday’s Times-Picayune. Across the top of the front page was a story proclaiming: LSU GETS MAJOR GIFT FOR HONOR STUDENTS N.O. Businessman Donates $12 Million…

Advocate Buys Parish Weeklies

If you’re a regular reader of the St. Helena Echo, or the Zachary Plainsman-News, you must have been apprehensive with the announcement last week that those two Baton Rouge-area weekly newspapers, plus a couple of others – the St. Francisville…