Under sunny skies: looking back, looking ahead

by Adam Kealoah Causey
Talk at the 2012 Florida reunion of Chips Quinn alumni and staff mirrored the ongoing national conversation about newspapers: Nostalgia for the medium’s golden years mixed with nervous excitement about the future.
More than a dozen Chipsters, their fans and loved ones gathered Feb. 18 at The Folly, John Quinn’s winter home in [...]

JCQ: ‘My typewriter didn’t talk funny’

By Meena Thiruvengadam

Thank God people talk funny. Otherwise, the nearly 1,300-strong Chips Quinn Scholars network might not be here.

At the latest winter reunion in Cocoa Beach, Fla., last weekend, program founder John C. Quinn revealed why he stuck with newspapers.

The year was 1946. Quinn had just graduated from Columbia University’s journalism school and was faced [...]

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