Hopes for journalists in 2010

Happy 2010, readers! Wow. We survived what was quite the troubling year in journalism, and, I think, really, that journalism is better for it. Yes, there’s been too many layoffs, pay cuts, buyouts. But I think the economic woes have Continue reading

What journalists can learn from readers, railroads and libraries

Time for short takes — my best bets from surfing the blogosphere: Community-directed reporting: Daniel Victor, of the Harrisburg Patriot-News, is experimenting with using readers as assigning editors of sorts: He’llĀ  solicit story ideas from readers as blog comments, and Continue reading