Tag Archive | journalism

A modern-day success story 

It was after dinner on Wednesday evening. I was in the office working on my blog. My girlfriend, Ashley, was in the kitchen loading the dishwasher. (I wasn’t entirely sure how the household chores always seemed to land on her plate, but I wasn’t one to question the status quo.) As I typed, the phone […]

‘State of Play’ and the state of journalism

The 2009 film “State of Play” delves into the untidy, tangled world of investigate journalism … as well as the untidy, tangled world of Russell Crowe’s hair.

If you’re recommending death, then jazz it up a tad 

Jury recommends … no, “strongly urges” … no, “passionately exhorts” death for convicted mass murderer. 

Is writing a useless skill?

Since the Great Recession, writing-related jobs have become scarce. It’s growing harder and harder to find a career where communication plays a crucial role. Which begs the question: Is writing now a useless skill?