I am not living in the glory days. While high school was once known as the ‘best days of your lives’ for the older generations, my feelings on the subject are quite the contrary. I am sleep-deprived. I wake up before the sun is up. I do not have time in the morning to eat… Read More Are these really the glory days?
“Newspaper editorial boards, even the best ones, are no longer the cliché of the ivory tower institutions with older guys wearing tweed jackets, smoking pipes, making the big drop before they get around to writing maybe one or two pieces a week in their areas of expertise. It doesn’t work that way anymore,” according to… Read More Editorials: More than just opinions
My reaction to our “news conference” with Tim Nickens—editorials editor at Tampa Bay Times at the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University. The field of journalism is often times like a war zone, with journalists battling with each other to compete for stories. It also includes journalists battling themselves internally on the righteous interest… Read More Importance of newspaper opinion pages
I’ve been told that I’m sometimes a bit too quiet, a bit too shy; that I don’t speak up enough. My natural reaction to these judgments has always been, what’s wrong with that? What happened to actually thinking before speaking? Or judging a view based on the person’s reasoning and thought-process, not just how quick… Read More “Give it up for the Introverts!”