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Feb. 8, 2024, 9:05 a.m.
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LINK: abc.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Laura Hazard Owen   |   February 8, 2024

Sometimes we can just have nice little things. Like this! Nonprofit education news site Chalkbeat got a shoutout in last night’s season 3 premiere of the ABC hit comedy “Abbott Elementary.”

In the episode, two characters “find out they have a lot in common, as frequent posters in the comment section of Chalkbeat,” Vulture noted. (Chalkbeat occasionally writes about “Abbott Elementary.”)

Disclosure: Chalkbeat CEO Elizabeth Green is my friend and I am happy. I also love journalism shout-outs in pop culture; see, recently, the extended tribute to reporters in the video game “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.”

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