I’ve taken a break from this blog while Carrie Brown-Smith and I finish up our book, The Lean Newsroom. Feel free to check out our book blog in the meantime.Read More Taking a break
Please note the addendum to this hack at the bottom of the post. —- With the latest Twitter for iPhone update, I lost the ability to Pocket. For me, this change is a major disruption to my workflow. I scan Twitter throughout the day for headlines and links of interest, and when I happen upon […]Read More Connecting Pocket to Twitter on your iPhone
This opening shot from “The Player” by Robert Altman is eight minutes long without a cut. I’ve been a fan of many of Altman’s intertwined stories, and I love how he uses the camera to introduce us to multiple story lines in one tracking shot. Opening scene from The Player (1992) from Single Shot Film […]Read More ‘The Player’ opening shot by Robert Altman
Author’s note: This post wraps up the responses to my earlier prompt for the Carnival of Journalism blog project. Feel free to contribute your own blog responses, and I’ll add them to the thoughts compiled here. — As I’d hoped, our group stretched my prompt about longevity and meaningful content in a variety of directions. Engagement […]Read More #jcarn: Finding the way to meaningful, long-lasting content
David Cohn, our Carnival of Journalism ringmaster, has graciously allowed me to serve as host for this month’s #jcarn blogfest. For this month’s prompt, I offer two related questions: How do you define meaningful content that has long-lasting value? What is the best way to evaluate content that fosters deep engagement with the audience? Take the prompts in […]Read More #jcarn: What is the best way to measure meaningful content?
Note: This post is another installment for the Carnival of Journalism project, where people passionate about journalism are sharing ideas in the blogosphere about ways to preserve and improve the craft. This month’s prompt from Donica Mensing: How do you get your own creative juices flowing? What sparks innovation in your own thinking, your newsroom or […]Read More #jcarn: Finding the communication ‘jobs to be done’
A few thoughts about football, halftime, and spectacles before kickoff time.Read More Super Bowl XLVIII: It’s all about the game