My newest journalism adventure…

I’ve spent the last two years producing journalism in a myriad of formats and the last year arguing for ways to modernize and make relevant journalism in the 21st century.I’ve argued for reinventing journalism. I’ve argued for journalists to let go of everything they’ve ever known. Ultimately, informing people is my passion. I care deeply …

Look Ma, it’s me!

Innovation in College Media has an interview with me up right now if you want to find out more about what and how I think. I will leave you with a small preview of the interview. This sums up what I think well: And if you want to make journalism better — truly foment change …

News organizations need to rethink staff resources in order to promote innovation

It’s a simple question: What should news organizations stop doing, today, immediately, to make more time for innovation? And it’s a simple answer: News organizations should stop pretending like it’s the pre-Internet days. Most news organizations are still legacy-first. Newspapers still care more about the print edition than the Web edition. Beats are still centered …

A blogging assignment for all journalists

I’m convinced that most journalists don’t really understand blogs or the power blogs have. So, it’s time for all journalists to start understanding blogs. Yes, it would be great if all journalists experimented with blogging and blogging software, but that is overkill in some ways and just unreasonable given the reality on the ground (we’ll …

Is WordPress secure enough?

In the past week we’ve lost two well-known journalism blogs that used WordPress. MultimediaShooter.com might be down for the count, and Matt Waite has decided to stop using WordPress after his site was hacked and his MySQL database ruined. Waite is now developing a custom Django-based platform for his new site. He is done with …