Editing is smarter when it’s collective, collaborative

This is a post about current events, but the idea is really timeless: Sharing what we know to maximize its utility.Oil, as it always does, is a key player in any discussion of world affairs, this time because of the unrest in Egypt and, now, Libya.Predictably, the futures contracts have moved upward. This is a…Read more Editing is smarter when it’s collective, collaborative

If journalists don’t pay attention, who will?

Journalists are rightly called watchdogs of government, the rich and the powerful. They needn't be the only source of investigative efforts, but their profession lends itself to the task.However, with slashed budgets and an emphasis on providing what the reader wants (or, more often, what we think the reader wants), much of the watchdog journalism,…Read more If journalists don’t pay attention, who will?