Bread recipe serves as important lesson

not teaching,still THINKING … Like homemade bread? So does a former colleague — a highly respected, now retired journalist who posted a baguette recipe on social media recently. But he transposed two important ingredients. No problem. Being the professional that he is, he immediately posted a correction.  Sunday, 3:01 p.m.: Recipe posted. Monday, 1:13 a.m.: […]

April 12: Thank you? Not this time!

For the month of April, our blog will be devoted to polishing your professional skills. Everything you need to know about courtesy, manners and common sense. And we do mean “need” to know. APRIL 12 Please and thank you. These have been a theme of our blog, especially this month. But did you know there are […]

Three most dangerous words

“I’m just kidding.” These have to be the three most dangerous words, especially for journalists and, perhaps, politicians. Why? They usually are preceded by some type of gaffe, such as an inappropriate joke, an insensitive email, a sharing of a misunderstood story of some kind or a faux pas involving a stereotype. Sometimes the phrase, […]