WHEN I ASK A SOURCE TO EXPLAIN SOMETHING IN TERMS A KINDERGARTNER COULD UNDERSTAND

…and other excellent interviewing tips, over at CJR today.

WHEN I HEAR ABOUT ANOTHER ROUND OF LAYOFFS

#REALTALK: What to do when you get fired

WHEN A JOURNALIST COMPLAINS THAT THE GOOD DAYS OF MEDIA ARE OVER

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Why this—right now—is the best moment to be working in journalism.

WHEN A JOURNALIST ATTEMPTS TO MAKE “INDEPENDENT” MEDIA AT A NON-MEDIA COMPANY

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#realtalk about Tumblr Storyboard and other efforts to make real journalism within non-media brands.

WHEN A HALF-DOZEN ANONYMOUS EMPLOYEES CALL THEIR FEMALE EXECUTIVE EDITOR “CONDESCENDING”

… and how Politico could have done it better.

WHEN I’M PROCRASTINATING ON DEADLINE AND I CAN’T STOP TWEETING

Tips for journalists on using Twitter effectively.

Whatcha gonna do with all that junket?

annfriedman:

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If I can’t make Black-Eyed Peas puns on the word “junket,” why even have a journalism advice column?

WHEN ALL OF THE SOURCES ARE WHITE

…and how Up with Chris Hayes was different.

WHEN I OPEN THE “SUBMISSIONS” INBOX

#realtalk about why your pitch never made it out of the slush pile.

WHEN I’M DATING ANOTHER JOURNALIST

Dos and don’ts of dating a fellow journo.