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Chief Petty Officer Anthony McCloskey aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) in 2008.
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About me

Name: Anthony McCloskey

Location: w:Philadelphia,PA, US

Focus: Breaking news, politics, science, technology

Roles: Reporter-at-Large on enwiki;

Email: tadpole256@gmail.com

Homepage: http://www.quixoticjourney.com

Wikipedia Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Tadpole256

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This user has written 8 articles on Wikinews.

Journalism need not be uncompelling. When writing / editing, let common sense be your guide.

My published articles

  1. Sixteen killed in Marrakech bomb blast
  2. Mother of slain Army Ranger calls for removal of General McChrystal from committee
  3. Kentucky lawmaker in critical condition after fight in high school cafeteria
  4. French police arrest two women wearing veils after burqa ban goes into effect
  5. Facebook to share the technology 'behind its servers'
  6. U.S. budget crisis will cause personal budget crisis for U.S. troops
  7. Camp Pendleton, California: helicopter crash kills two US marines

Butchered Articles

  1. Apple collecting location data from iPhone, iPad <-- Article butchered by amateur editing. Full version is available in the History, or at http://www.quixoticjourney.com/journal/2011/4/23/apple-quietly-collecting-location-data-from-iphone-ipad.html/

Articles I've contributed to

  1. Egyptian politician ElBaradei says ousted President Mubarak must stand trial
  2. Deadly tornadoes rip through southern US, killing close to 300
  3. Yao JiaXin, murderer of road traffic incident casualty, sentenced
  4. France, Italy, UK sending military advisers to Libya; photojournalists killed in Misrata
  5. Standard & Poor's lowers the U.S. credit outlook to 'negative' Co-wrote Article with Matisse
  6. Scientists create schizophrenic brain cells
  7. A380 collides with regional jet at JFK airport
  8. Gbagbo detained by opposition forces and taken to meet Ouattara in Ivory Coast hotel
  9. British seaman appears in court, charged with murder after shooting on nuclear submarine
  10. 38 killed in attack on Afghan bank
  11. Bailout signals Lisbon's capitulation to financial markets
  12. Dingoes attack toddler on Fraser Island
  13. Pakistani Taliban threaten revenge attack after bin Laden death; CIA says retaliation is likely
  14. News International offers £3 million phone-hacking settlement to family of murder victim
  15. Cassini spacecraft captures large storm on Saturn

Blog Posts About Wikinews


Wikinews has a lot of unrealized potential... Here is my take.
The unrealized potential of Wikinews

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