Quit the hand-wringing, and start building your community

Here we go again. The newsprint nostalgia will never end. Those of us who have been fighting for digital transformation since the silly “blogs can’t possibly ever be journalism!” days feel like it is Groundhog Day. It is 2016, and Twitter is abuzz wondering if the newspaper industry made a “colossal mistake” in adopting a […]

Standing up for journalism in the digital age

A little over a decade ago, I left the newspaper business. I had spent 14 years of my career in a variety of newsrooms. I had experienced life at a family-owned newspaper as well as corporate-controlled outlets under Gannett and other chains. By 2005, the push toward online had taken over as news organizations struggled […]