Don’t Read Blogs? Here’s How Your Career May Suffer

Picture two college freshman roommates: One decides he’s going to enjoy college and worry about career planning during senior year. The other decides to make the tiniest of career development efforts and signs up for a weekly blog that automatically sends him career articles and advice by e-mail. Fast forward four years later… The first roommate has had a great time at school, but in … Continue reading Don’t Read Blogs? Here’s How Your Career May Suffer

How to write a good journalistic blog post

There are many ways that a journalist can go about writing a good blog post. It might be a sentence or two. It might be 500 words. But I think the essence of a worthwhile post can be boiled down to several elements: Call your audience’s attention to something it doesn’t know — for instance, an environmental blogger might write about a new study regarding electric cars. … Continue reading How to write a good journalistic blog post

Journalists Covering court cases: the questions you were afraid to ask

The questions you were afraid to ask (or never got told) How do I find out about court cases? To find out if a case is due to appear in a given court, on a given day, the online source Courtserve is a good first stop. You can browse cases by court, although the next day listings won’t appear until mid-afternoon the day before. Every … Continue reading Journalists Covering court cases: the questions you were afraid to ask