Archive for the ‘Thoughts’ Category

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Drones, disasters and journalistic ethics

There is no doubt in my mind that responsible, legal drones could potentially enhance disaster coverage, for both affected and curious audiences.


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Reflections on Super Bowl XLVIII coverage

Reflecting on the challenges of planning and executing Super Bowl XLVIII coverage.


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Reflecting on #JournalismRedefined

As I spoke on the #JournalismRedefined panel about social media in local journalism, I found myself putting into words ideas that hadn’t been conscious before.


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An argument to ban the use of photo and video filters in smartphone photojournalism

I try to answer these questions: Should we allow ourselves to use filters in photos or videos we take of news situations? What photo enhancements, if any, are allowable?


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How newsrooms tend to butcher Twitter parlance

In Twitter parlance (twarlance?) the @ symbol always precedes a name and the # always precedes the subject. So why do newsrooms try to turn their own name into a hashtag?