Thank You, Mr. President

- by Aaron Gold It’s been just over three years since I talked Jason Fogelson into running for the MPG Board of Directors, and I can now reveal that I had an ulterior motive: I thought he’d make a great…

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Member Chronicles: Carjojo

 — by John Dinkel I first met Peter Levy in 1985 when he was evolving from a marketing job with Apple to creating his own company. Peter turned me to the Light Side of computers and helped me spec out…

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President’s Message: Read this article by Sharon Silke Carty

In an age where “social” and “political” seem to have the same meaning, I’m using this forum to talk about an issue that I consider to be social. You may disagree, and that’s okay. But it’s beside the point. <steps…

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An Ode to The Proud Bird

 — story by Dave Kunz, photo via thelosangelesbeat.com Traveling along the 105 on the way in to LAX recently, I turned and noticed a depressing sight. Construction equipment appeared to be demolishing the Proud Bird restaurant. “Well, there goes that…

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MPG’s New Code of Ethics

— story by Chris Woodyard, Bureau Chief, Los Angeles, USA Today The Motor Press Guild provides us with tools we need to do our jobs, whether it's opening doors to new vehicle models, providing access to top auto executives or…

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President’s Message: A Necessary Evil, Airline Travel
photo source: LA times

President’s Message: A Necessary Evil, Airline Travel

— story by Jason Fogelson Airline travel. It’s the bane of our existences as automotive journalists and public relations professionals. If you spend any time at all on Facebook, you’ve seen the photos and read the rants from your colleagues.…

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MPG Member Kellen Silverthorn exhibits fine art marble sculptures in Monterey

A longtime MPG member from Canada, Kellen Silverthorn has an artistic talent you may not know about – he sculpts exquisite marble automobiles. Kellen’s first fine art exhibits in the USA will be in Monterey this August, at both the…

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An Auto Journalist’s Worst Nightmare

— story by Jason Fogelson My sister and her family needed to upgrade their transportation recently, and through some twists and turns, I wound up selling them my trusty 2005 Toyota 4Runner, the second 4Runner in a row that I…

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MPG: Where I Found My 3 C’s — Cars, Camaraderie and Community
The girls of Mitsubishi “back in the day” – Maureen Nelson Willett , Deb Stearn Pollack and Lisa Dunn Lowhurst

MPG: Where I Found My 3 C’s — Cars, Camaraderie and Community

— story by Deb Pollack When I was 24, I would have never imagined that enjoying a simple track day could lead me into a profession I’d truly love throughout my entire career.  That first time I went out to…

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What MPG Means to Me by Jason Fogelson

I’m now deep into my second one-year term as President of MPG, and at the beginning of my second three-year term on the Board of Directors. As with any volunteer position, my friends and colleagues frequently ask me that loaded…

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