Professional Writer and Editor Barbara Stewart puts her years of experience to use as a Grant Writer.Based in New York City, Barbara Stewart has been working for organizations such as Lotus Outreach and LatinoJustice PRLDEF to help them procure major donations from philanthropic entities.Barbara Stewart was intent on being a writer when she was young and studied poetics and writing at Naropa University, an institution of contemplative education in Boulder, Colorado, before earning her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts at St. John's College.Barbara Stewart also earned a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University, as well as a certificate in fundraising from New York University.
Initially focusing on journalism, Barbara Stewart started her career writing for a major Florida newspaper, the Orlando Sentinel.
During her seven years at the Orlando Sentinel, Barbara Stewart became the Assignments Editor for its Sunday magazine.After the Orlando Sentinel, Barbara Stewart spent 11 years as a Staff Writer at The New York Times.Barbara Stewart wrote several hundred articles for The New York Times, including more than a dozen front-page stories, and nearly one hundred profiles for September 11: Portraits of Grief, a series that won the Pulitzer Prize.
Following her work at The New York Times, Barbara Stewart used her writing abilities to help others in many ways, including editing Rosa Parks' literary memorabilia for an archival collection.
Shortly after writing a commissioned piece on education innovation for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Barbara Stewart began grant writing, particularly for Lotus Outreach.
While writing and editing copy for the nonprofit's newsletter and website, Barbara Stewart also helped Lotus Outreach win grants totaling $50,000, one from a foundation making its first international grant.
Barbara Stewart has additionally written proposals to secure $1.2 million in funding for LatinoJustice PRLDEF, an advocacy group dedicated to justice for U.S. immigrants.
Barbara Stewart, former freelance reporter for The Boston Globe, was dismissed this week after adding fictitious details to a story about events which actually did not occur at the time of her writing.
Stewart wrote about it anyway as though it had actually happened.
Her article, dated April 13, began, "Over the vigorous protests of international animal-welfare organizations, the largest seal hunt in a half-century resumed yesterday off Newfoundland and Labrador.
Stewart has been a reporter for The New York Times' Metro Desk between October, 1994 and May, 2004; according to the Boston Herald, the Times denied that Stewart fabricated any parts of stories while she was employed there.
Ethics in Journalism - Plagiarism & Fabrication Scandals
· Barbara Stewart (Boston Globe) - The Boston Globe severed its relationship with freelance journalist Barbara Stewart in April 2005 after the paper discovered that she had partially fabricated a story about a Canadian seal hunt that had not taken place.
Stewart, who was writing her third story for the paper, was a metro reporter for the New York Times from 1994 to 2004, writing mainly for suburban weekly sections and for the Orlando Sentinel before that.
From Seattle writer and consultant Matt Rosenberg...: Olesker Saga No Cause For Celebration
Now for the really good news: You may have heard about the stupendous blunder made by Barbara Stewart, (former) free lance writer for the Boston Globe.The Globe is owned by the New York Times, notorious for its far left view on everything.Seems that Ms. Stewart wrote a piece that appeared in the Globe.It described the seal hunt that takes place off the eastern coast of Newfoundland , in an area called "the Front".The hunt was scheduled to start April 12, Tuesday.Ms. Stewart's piece, sent to the Globe from Halifax , described the hunt in bloody detail, blood on the ice, blood in the water, etc. Hundreds of boats full of Newfi thugs, thousands of seals dying horribly ... you know the song.She described the scene as if she witnessed it herself.It was very creative and full of color.Problem was, she wasn't there, because if she had been, she would have had nothing to describe.The area was hit by high winds and an ice storm, and all boats made for whatever port they could find.The Canadian government postponed the opening of the hunt until Friday, and even then, a second storm was giving concern.
When Ms. Stewart's lies were printed in the Boston Globe, the Canadian government Department of Fisheries and Oceans spokesperson called the paper and informed the staff that the hunt had not opened due to the storm, and that of course, the entire piece was a lie.
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