This list of errors is a wake-up call

In our introduction to Strategy 28 in “Think Like an Editor” — Edit for Accuracy — we share examples of the kinds of errors that can get published when accuracy is not top of mind. Even when you’re conscientious and focused, errors could just as easily occur when your correct information gets sabotaged by auto correct. […]

May you have a strong work ethic

MAY you … For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “ Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later “Just do it” is a trademark of Nike […]

Needed: Everyone to think about ethics

For roughly the past 30 days, we have taken our own advice, which we wrote in our last blog post: It’s acceptable to have an unexpressed thought. We have not posted to this blog since that entry. During that time, we thought each day about what we might write. But, we also were well aware […]

Multijob journalist? Key tips for you

    As the fall semester begins and we start anew in the classroom, it is a good time for everyone — all multijob journalists — to review what remains key in our roles as part of an evolving profession. One day after classes started, our own community here in Syracuse, N.Y., experienced a major […]