Month: December 2012

  • A resolution for 2013: Critically rethink news beats

    A good 2013 resolution for editors in newspaper newsrooms is: Critically rethink beats. There is a great discussion of why beats need rethinking that began over the weekend. Former Greensboro News & Record editor John Robinson sparked it in a blog post titled “Fix Local News Or Die*.” He writes: Here’s the problem: Either local…

  • More mobile friendly design

    I’ve switched this website to a more mobile friendly design. It’s the new “Rainier” template that ships with Movable Type 5.2.2. Still doing a lot of finish work, but I like it so far.

  • ‘I live in a game perserve of corruption’

    “Black & White and Dead All Over” sounds like an interesting documentary, if a bit mysterious at this point. Here’s the trailer. I love the David Carr quote: “I live in a game preserve of corruption.”