There are reams of stories to read on what it all means 10 years later. In fact, you may have already read enough. But don’t stop until you read this poetic offering by Lolis Eric Elie in the online journal Bitter Southerner. Mr. Elie has been a columnist for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, a filmmaker, a story editor for the HBO show "Treme" and a great chronicler of food. Here, he is at his best as he lays out in painful and hilarious fashion New Orleanians’ sometimes spiritual, sometime nefarious and always hopeful reasons for heading home. The photos are stellar, too.Click here for this piece.
Print and digital aren't kept in separate compartments at the Times. It works digital pieces into print stories much more than the Washington Post or other newspapers.
When I turned on the computer Sunday morning, I was saddened to see the news alerts about the death of Oliver Sacks, one of my heroes. I quickly went to the Times website to get the report.
It began with an excellent video clip.
The "Gray Lady" is certainly a sprightly and useful old gal.