If I could wave a magic wand and make words vanish from the dictionary, I have a few in mind. Seven, to be exact.
Month: May 2018
‘Dropping the Journalistic F-Bomb’ on Northern Illinois’ Student Press Association
BY ROGER RUTHHART “In a time when journalism has come under so much fire in our country, it was so great to see so many enthusiastic, passionate students who understand the importance of quality journalism to our society.”
Retired Editor Won’t Forget The People
"It’s impossible to thank all who helped make my career such a joy. I never had a day when I woke up in the morning and dreaded going to work. Each day was truly a new adventure."
Chicago Tribune Agrees To Recognize Union
The Chicago Tribune's parent company agreed May 6 to recognize unions to represent journalists in negotiations at its Chicago-area publications, according to stories posted in NPR and other publications. Here's the Chicago Tribune Guild's essay, as published on the guild's website.
Quick! What Are 5 Most Important Things High School Journalists Should Know?
A few weeks back, Jason Akst asked fellow journalists what skills they think young journalists are likely to need in the not-so-distant future. Here's what a few had to say.
5 Writing Books Every Journalist Should Own
Here are five writing books every journalist ought to own. Got one to add to the list? Let us know in the comments field!
11 Cultural Insights To Help You Reach Your Hispanic Audience
Understanding the diversity of your Hispanic audience can help you reach more readers.
The 5 Commandments — How To Report, Edit Stories on Religion
With a Mount-Sinai-size dollop of hubris, I'm headlining this how-to article "The 5 Commandments of Religion Reporting."