Monthly Archives: October 2013

The business is your business

We haven’t talked much this semester about the business of journalism. It’s a massive and unwieldy conversation. Where should we begin? The journalism my generation did wasn’t that different from the journalism of the generation before. We were maybe a … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, did you say something?

One of my least favorite feelings in the world is that sense of having not been truly heard. This experience comes in two varieties, one worse than the other. The first one is the result of someone just not listening … Continue reading

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My point about having a point (and knowing what it is)

I talked a lot to you yesterday in class about having a point and checking back frequently on it as you write and revise your stories. I made the argument that this conscientious action will improve the odds that you’ll … Continue reading

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