While I was at a convention for journalists, a convention for physicists was cancelled.
My favorite news from 2019 was fake.
The nation’s photojournalists attacked a rural reporter for sharing his own pictures.
What happens if you publicly accuse someone of racism at a journalism convention? Nothing.
I’ll denounce and defend the woman who’s accused me of racism and sexism.
This week’s mega-journalism convention has a “code of conduct” for the first time ever. So stop staring and don’t draw anything offensive.
Should journalism organizations boycott Fox News? That answer requires more questions.
The Washington Post is hiring videogame reporters. Apply now.
If you want journalists to hate journalism, just put them in charge of something. Anything.
Here’s how reporters can ethically deceive Trump supporters to protect themselves. And they get a free T-shirt.
Want to learn how to run a meeting? Here’s what not to do. Compliments of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Here are 6 things you’re not supposed to know. Like No. 5: Sometimes, we don’t even look at the entries.
Think Hollywood is liberal? Not when it comes to the Constitution. And not in front of the Constitution.
Anti-gun activists are heading to Disney World to protest. Here are 5 reasons they won’t intimidate the Mouse.
Cover one meeting in Alabama and you’ll get paid and maybe even arrested.
When is it OK for a journalist to tweet about a guy’s “giant dick”? Unless the story is actually about his giant dick, the answer is never.
I’ll pay you $1,000 to write about this woman’s struggle with Google.
One unhappy videogame journalist reminds me of four lessons I learned three years ago.
The nation’s most prestigious newspaper doesn’t understand most of the nation.
I also have a beef with David Hogg.
2025? 2050? Or in the next few years?
He’s a quiet copyeditor named Bill.
The guns are black, but the magazines are white.
Not surprisingly, they think adults are morons. What is surprising: Their mistrust of today’s journalism.
When you ban hate speech, you give its speakers power they don’t deserve – and don’t really have.
Journalists should critique both sides. Which means no one takes our side.
It hurts just the same, but one side adds insult to the injuries.
For a few brief days after the storm, the news goes back a quarter of a century.
This one does – until tomorrow, when she’s being ousted for a black woman.
I’m an editor in search of a pro-Trump columnist. But you won’t write about politics.
Today, I subscribed to a magazine that’s so good, it would never hire me to write for them.
Despite the conservative outrage, CNN fired the pro-Trump pundit for the right reasons. But despite the liberal smugness, it also hired him for the right reasons.
The New York Times asks me for an interview. I’ve received better-written emails from Nigerian princes.
I’m a “sexist troll” who deserves “a little more public shaming” because I designed this T-shirt. So says a herd of data journalists.
Who sends an actor to interview an escaped murderer? If Rolling Stone covered music like it covers news, no one would ever read it.
I figured I’d spend a few minutes unraveling the GamerGate shit storm. I mean, how long could it take?
It’s just as important to know what a hiring editor ISN’T looking for.
The Society of Professional Journalists updates its celebrated Ethics Code – secretly and unethically.
If you write a Pulitzer-winning story and no one reads it, doesn’t everyone lose?
Well, actually, it’s almost all bad news.
Which would you rather hold?
Why do so many music writers care more about music than writing?
The nation’s largest journalism organization sure doesn’t think big.
A city attorney says he’s “unable not to respond” to charges that the police force is “not doing what it’s never done and is not doing now.” For this, he’s paid $240,000 a year.
Civil disobedience with cameras gets meta when photographers cover it.
If you want to survive in this business, get used to getting fired. Then get over it.
Nothing’s more hypocritical than a thin-skinned journalist, and everyone in this story is both.