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An “opinion” towards revolution

Posted by: | September 18, 2012 | No Comment |

Published as a pamphlet in January 1776, Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” has been recognized as one of the greatest “opinion pieces” of all time. After being dismissed in England for his written opinions, Paine emigrated to the colonies where he became a journalist, editing and contributing articles to the Pennsylvania Magazine, but his greatest work was yet […]

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  Opinion and journalism. These two words are generally frowned upon when both are involved in the same piece.  That is why an entire separate section was created in newspapers just for opinions. However, there was not always an opinion section for journalists and other professionals to get their points across.  Some of the earliest […]

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