Animated essay by Maria Popova and Drew Christie about wisdom in the age of information and the importance of storytelling in making sense of the world.
Posts tagged with ‘journalism’
Our graduate student E. K. Sommer recently asked for advice on how to record phone interviews, so I pointed her toward an old (but still very popular) post on this blog: Recording phone calls: For …Sign up for Skype unlimited national phone calling ($2.99/month). Buy and download Pamela for Skype Professional ($32.41). Buy and use a Logitech USB headset (H390 — about $27 on Amazon.com).
Or at least explain what Upworthy means for the future of online content.“Those emotional Upworthy headlines rub a lot of people the wrong way — even in the moment they click on them. But take them as signs that online content is evolving in new ways, ways that traditional outlets will be able to learn from and that will lead to a healthier future for journalism.”
There are 54 states on the continent, yet the media insists on referring to it as one place. A new app identifies the culprits, says Nicolas Kayser-Bril.
I didn’t know it at the time, but my life changed the minute David O. Russell walked into it. He made me see that people can surprise you in the most unexpected ways. He showed me that life-changing moments are within reach — maybe even a phone call away.
It’s easy to get demoralized by all of the upheaval and chaos in the media sphere, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism about both media in general and journalism, and here are six of the ones I find most interesting.
This Handy Tool Separates Journalism from Press Releases
Writing and reporting advise by David Finkel, Bob Woodward, DeNeen L. Brown, and Ezra Klein.
As many readers of this blog will have received a Kindle for Christmas I thought I should share my list of the free ebooks that I recommend stocking up on…