How the past leads to greater good

Institutional knowledge. It’s essential for journalists. It can be lost when people leave a place, creating an information void, and that’s always unfortunate. Worse, though, is when institutional knowledge goes untapped. This could happen easily when: A newcomer does not recognize the value of an old-timer. A newbie doesn’t care about the past, only the […]

Journalism first and gems in the middle

It arrived in the mail this week. Landed in our mailbox. The one at the curb, not in the computer. A postcard. Imagine that. I cannot recall the last time I received a “picture postcard.” This one was from Lake Placid, and it was sent by a friend who surprises us from time to time […]

The new newsroom

Editor & Publisher column discusses new media and new workspaces.