Posts tagged journalism
Posts tagged journalism
My newest @medium post is up.
Yes, “Spanx Mogul” is a legitimate description of a business tycoon in 2013. I love this goddamn world.
My new @medium column is up. It’s on the need for context in tech journalism.
It’s about tech/science journalism and the English language. Check it out.
…and here is @wired’s original 1992 media kit. (via Revisiting the Original 1992 WIRED Media Kit - brianstorms)
Reddit’s users launched a new subreddit Findbostonbombers where hundreds of amateur sleuths are crowdsourcing clues and suspects in the Boston terrori…
Over at Fast Company, I’m conducting an ongoing conversation about the pluses and minuses of crowdsourced terrorist investigations. What happens when internet users post the names of people they think are suspects, what happens when these peoples’ families are harassed, what happens when news gets out that they are not actually suspects? What happens when law enforcement officials follow Reddit to see if there are any leads they are missing? What happens to forensics when they are left to the crowd? Check it out.
I just tested out experimental brain-controlled computer interfaces for Fast Company and then examined how they could be used to change life for stroke and traumatic brain injury patients. The future is crazy awesome. (via The Ways Brain-Scanning Neuro-Toys Will Change Everything | Fast Company | business innovation)
Um, I’m looking for something that says, “Dad likes leather.”
Something that says…”leather daddy”?
Oh, is there such a thing?
This is the only possible reaction to the Buzz Bissinger story. Also, when the bestselling author of Friday Night Lights publishes a long confession about his fondness for sex parties, gay sex, stilletto boots and $500,000 Gucci shopping spree bills… Well, there’s no way any fictional story can be any stranger.
Daniel Vaughn, the on-staff (and, we presume, salaried and health insurance’d) barbecue editor at the Texas Monthly, might have the best job in journalism.
Israeli TV Food Story Accidentally Discloses Identity Of Nuclear Weapons Chief: In a #journalismuhoh or #accidentaltruthtopower (your call), a food feature on Israel’s Channel 2 about coffee culture in the Middle Eastern country’s military headquarters accidentally disclosed the identity of the previously anonymous deputy chief of secret police and general in charge of nuclear weapons. (via Deputy Shin Bet, IDF Nuclear Weapons Chiefs Named (and Their Favorite Beverages) Tikun-Olam Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם)
Hey guys, heres an awesome recap of my sxsw panel via Poynter.
Here at Casa JoaJ, we receive emails from young aspiring journalists ALL THE TIME asking how to get started in our esteemed industry. About 90% of the questions we’re asked about salaries, freelancing, staff assignments, and journalism inside baseball (especially digital, and especially the NY/SF/LA/DC Axis of Name Recognition) can be answered by this discussion Branch put out by the good people of the Awl.
In fewer words: Read this shit.
Just wrote about drones and journalism school for Fast Company.