As an Artist and Creative, my days are spent spinning in my office chair coaxing the muses, Euterpe and Thalia, to gift me with their wisdom. When they are on holiday, I tend to fall down a labyrinth of YouTube rabbit holes. Searching and searching, until I find it. The spark of an idea. I envision selling […]
I’m a bit perturbed about James Chartrand’s recent post over at Men With Pens about abandoning a blogging schedule, not least because she advocated only writing meaningful things while simultaneously appearing as if she just threw her post together. I’m gonna be upfront with you all – I just whipped up this post. But most of the time, I leave my writing to marinate before posting.
Maria Popova over at Brainpickings wrote up an insightful post on what she terms “churnalism” has done for media in general and why SOPA exists today.
This is the infernal question many a journalist must ask whenever they get a tip or overhear a conversation in the bathroom stalls of The Caucus Room.
My avid advocation for interdisciplinary studies is very well-know…to my friends. It’s really a problem I’ve personally dealt with and have come up against when deciding what job I want to have. You see, I’m neither right nor left-brained; I’m smack dab in the middle of the Type A and Type B personality; I am […]
Google Analytics displayed a queer stat the other today – one person got to my site by typing in “journalism lies.” Interesting that, since I have been thinking about that same notion. Touring around DC, I often walk past the Newseum and roll my eyes at the gargantuan screen print of the first amendment hanging […]
I get easily overwhelmed when I start a project. There’s so much information to digest, so many ideas to process, pages to look at, that I often jump out of my chair and slap on my iPod to release some stress through raucous dancing in the living room. Yep, I’m that upstairs neighbor stomping all […]
This is in essence my journalistic philosophy, what I learned from my masters at the UNR Reynolds School of Journalism, and a large part of my thesis. Please enjoy and tell me what you think!
via queenofspainblog.com I was a witness to the PJs at the Reynolds School of Journalism. I was so glad of the opportunity to have someone as successful and prolific as Erin speak to J-school students and especially professors about new media, getting personal, and still being a good storyteller. Erin Kotecki Vest + Jeff Howe […]
Because we all know a few asshole editors. Seriously, I find that many newsrooms foster an unhealthy competitive environment where journalists would rather slit each others' throats than collaborate on a story. A former Mizzou student in journalism told me tales of sabotage. This in the esteemed Reynolds School of Journalism. It's really time to […]