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18

Sep

7 ways to make your work easy to fact check (from Poynter.org - click thru to read them all)

germgirl:

…Here are several tips for making your stories easy for yourself and others to fact check, based on interviews with Peter Canby, senior editor and head of fact checking at The New Yorker, whose fact checking department is probably the most famed in the country, and Jonathan Weiner, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Beak of the Finch” and a professor at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. These tips were written to apply to freelancers or new newsroom journalists, but they apply universally…

As a former fact-checker at SIERRA Magazine, please read this, fellow journalists!

14

Sep

sixwordmemoirs:

I used to appreciate sick days.
(via Six-Word Memoirs at SMITH Magazine)

Freelancing. *sigh*

sixwordmemoirs:

I used to appreciate sick days.

(via Six-Word Memoirs at SMITH Magazine)

Freelancing. *sigh*

05

Jun

TOMORROW: Mad respect for the talented former GOOD editors

tomorrowmag:


GOOD’s editorial team, minus our far-flung editor Nona Willis Aronowitz and our education editor Liz Dwyer, moments after finding out many of us would be fired in the morning


“What is best in life?” This is our colleague Cord Jefferson’s refrain. This brilliant little rhetorical question…

30

May

My San Francisco-based pal Matt has started Real Fork—which I call an organic, local Fresh Direct, or a picky capitalist’s CSA.  Either way, they have 60 hours left of their Kickstarter, and it’s worth some support!

19

Apr

Canada O Canada, you blow the mind.