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How to fix weather coverage

I, along with most of the civilized world this week, have been doing a lot of eye rolling as media outlets went full bore on the “arctic vortex” this week, either acting like it’s never been cold in January before … Continue reading

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Return of the blogger

I’m back! I took sort of an unofficial hiatus from the blog over the past couple of months (well, let’s face it, most of the year) for two reasons: I got a new job and my wife and I had … Continue reading

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What newspapers need to be doing now, part 1

I was looking at my posts about the future of newspapers and realized I’m using a lot of “starting from scratch” and “in a perfect” world-type scenarios. I’m going to continue those posts because I think talking about reinventing newspapers … Continue reading

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3 takeaways from Gawker’s “Manti’s T’eo’s girlfriend was fake” story

Tremendous journalism went into this piece: Deadspin once wrote on its Web site something to the effect of “we may accidentally commit acts of journalism.” Well, this was no accident. Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey, along with the other reporters … Continue reading

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