Turn on and stay on — all the time

not teaching,still THINKING … Spaghetti supper one night recently turned into a lesson relearned in how we need to be “on” all the time. The spaghetti saga starts with two cooks in the kitchen. Cook 1 boiled the water. Cook 2 added the pasta. Easy enough. But a simple meal took a nasty turn in […]

Get rid of editors at your own risk

An onion. Skin. Lasagna. What do these have in common? If you think about the journalism profession and how it is evolving — or devolving in some cases — you will know the answer right away. Traditional print newsrooms are shrinking. They are changing. They are striving desperately to survive. All good. New models are […]

3 journalism resolutions for 2011

Updated with additional link (Apart from War). Let’s be honest. It’s the time of year for resolutions, which is a sure setup for failure at some point in fewer than 365 days. Still, we make them. Here are three resolutions for journalists of all ages, experiences and expertise: Keep finding and reporting good stories. Be […]