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The Sydney Morning Herald. THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1913. A LAST WORD FOR BLAYNEY.

2 January 1913, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 8

In their chapter in Writing History in the Digital Age , Trevor Owens and Fred Gibbs encourage historians to write about the ways they work with data — to document their methods, their working assumptions, their dead ends and their discoveries. It’s an important argument and one that makes me wonder again about forms of publication that might integrate narrative, methods and sources. In the meantime though we have blogs. My problem is that I’m easily bored so by the time I get to the end of a project or experiment I’m already thinking about the next one. Going back…

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8 January 1913, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 18

…D) I’m not familiar with how editorials would be structured, but I notice that there can be multiple ‘sections’ within an Editorial column with a single heading. For example this editorial is headed ‘Traffic Growth’, but that is actually only the first part of the article. There is then a double rule, followed by (I think) 11 ‘sketches’ – short paras on different topics which are headed only by a short title followed by an em-dash (I think – could be en-dash?). Not sure how much this matters once you get into the textual analysis stage – but it seems a shame these aren’t separated out into articles.…