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SPJ webinar, 'Leading Change in Your Organization'

Today I am leading a webinar for the Society of Professional Journalists, “Leading Change in Your Organization.”

I will repeat points I made in my 2014 posts about… 71 more words


Building the Agricultural City: Prologue

Background: From time to time I will post excerpts from a work-in-progress, Building the Agricultural City. This work makes the argument for American economic decentralization, particularly for the development of self-reliant and largely self-sufficient rural regions of our country, especially for my own Driftless region.  2,412 more words

Public Record Advocates Make Noise on Beacon Hill

Journalists and open government advocates rallied in front of the Statehouse Thursday to push for changes to make access to public records faster, easier and cheaper. 865 more words


What makes a professional journalist?

News comes in all forms today, and relevant, accurate content is not limited to professional reporters and news organizations. In fact, because there is so much pressure on the professional press to pump content out quickly, a lot of inaccuracy and opacity occurs, leaving citizens and audiences with shoddy news coverage and a lack of awareness. 1,075 more words


What is the price of fast news?

Journalism and news organizations were once the epitome of accuracy and were the pride of academic and professional outlets everywhere for their sense of duty towards verifying sources and covering relevant content. 782 more words


SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter joins groups in calling for reversal of Senate rule restricting journalists

The Virginia Senate this week has decided to move the public’s business farther from the public.

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Virginia Press Association, and the Virginia Coalition for Open Government are disappointed by Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. 266 more words


Rolling Stone Under Fire For Sean Penn El Chapo "Interview" -- "Rolling Stone Gathers No Accolades."


Jan. 10, 2016 3:55 PM EST

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2015 file photo, Sean Penn speaks during a forum with young entrepreneurs… … 556 more words