While there is always room to argue that "late" is worse than "never" in the realm of reporting news, allow me to boldly take that risk.
I describe Suite 101 as an online magazine with a split focus on news plus "evergreen" articles. It is one of the very first sites for which I wrote articles, and I continue to do so.
Three newsworthy events occurred fairly recently.
Personal Sub-Domains at Suite 101
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Conceived as a response to Google's "Panda" changes, Suite 101 decided to give each author a unique sub-domain.My Suite 101 articles, as well as my "Author's Profile", are now found in the " http://mike-dehaan.suite101.com/
Promoted to Feature Writer
A few months ago, Suite 101 again asked writers to apply for an upgrade to "Featured Writer". Since I already met the entrance criteria, and felt I could easily live with the responsibility to submit at least one article a month to any topic, I applied.
The editorial staff approved on Oct. 21st, 2011.
Yes, I was pleased.
My First "Editor's Choice" Article
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My August 9th article, "Will Closing a Canal Avert an Ecological Natural Disaster?
",was given an Editor's Choice award on Oct. 31.Again: yes, I was pleased.