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May you always have fun in all you do

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 We’re pretty fond of journalism as a fulfilling […]

How to make wise personal decisions

All journalists have an awesome responsibility. Editors, in particular, have an obligation to protect the credibility of their product and their organization by making wise personal decisions. They can do that by recalling the tenets of ethical decision-making in a newsroom and by remembering the appropriate way to ACT. Assess the situation Consider the consequences […]

April 26: In poor taste? You decide!

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 26 The expression “in poor taste” can apply to many things, including matters of etiquette. Life offers us opportunities galore for all […]

April 23: Tweet it? Live with it!

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 23 One way to keep a polished professional image is to watch what you say and what you share on social media. […]

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 […]

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 […]