“We need to serve as watchdogs and gatekeepers and eyes and ears and voices for our readers, but we also need to remind people how to talk to one another."
BY JIM FULLER, Daily Herald Senior Writer and NINA Board Vice President It's exciting to be on the innovative track for the future of our industry." — Shamus Toomey The sudden closure of DNAinfo last November may become the best "worst thing" that ever happened to the founding members of the new Block Club Chicago …
"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."
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.
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BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT — Some new faces will help lead the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association this year.
BY ROGER RUTHHART, EDITOR OF THE DISPATCH-ARGUS, NINA BOARD MEMBER — Whether he means to or not (probably not), Donald Trump is inspiring a new generation of journalists and online subscribers.
BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT — This year's board is off and running and there are some exciting things (five, in fact) in store for NINA members this year!
BY DAN CAMPANA — A three-day work trip to New Orleans meant picking up a couple of souvenirs. My wife collects Starbucks “You Are Here” mugs, my son got Mardi Gras beads. What did I get for myself?
It stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, it’s directed by Steven Spielberg and the original score is by John Williams. "The Post" has got to be the best journalism movie ever, right?