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Out of these experiences, here I am

Some might wonder if this venture is my reaction to one or all my former clients when I was an independent (or, freelance) reporter. It’s...
Oklahoma City at night (Brett Dickerson)

The value of answering questions instead of just asking

Being a guest on two podcasts recently gave me the rare opportunity of reversed roles of answering questions asked by someone else. Mitchell Talks and...
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New year – new kind of independence

In the few days leading up to the new year, I’ve been working hard to detach Free Press operations from the Windows sphere and...

We’re back!

How about this? We're back! Free Press reboots with this editor's blog post. News stories will be added starting...
Vigil light

The beauty of reporting

I was a high school teacher and an education issues blogger once upon a time. In those days I...
Brett Dickerson - Streetcar groundbreaking

Donations are our lifeblood

Free Press needs your donations and sponsorship from businesses and organizations that see us as an important presence in the news sphere of Oklahoma...
EMSA paramedic aids suspect

Our photography tells the story, too

Surprisingly, individual non-moving photographs still rule the day in news reporting. And we make sure that we rule with the medium that rules. All the...

You don’t want the news to be a zero sum game

There’s plenty of room for every organization that works to actually gather and deliver the news. Delivering the news is not a zero sum game. No...
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A LION, and didn’t even know it

While Free Press is steadily gaining the editorial credibility we envisioned, the business side of this publication has suffered. That’s because I have far...

Local community relationships more important than clicks

One of the ways news has been hollowed out is that much of what we read is not connected to much of anything that is real in our daily lives. Free Press does things differently.