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HOW TO DO PHOTOGRAPHY AND ILLUSTRATION FOR DIGBOSTON

  In “an age of ubiquitous images”   At the start of this year, I wrote an editorial on how to write for DigBoston that proved quite popular and led to an increase in the number of article pitches we get from freelance journalists weekly. But it also led a growing number of photographers and […]

NONPROFIT MODEL NOT A PANACEA FOR AMERICAN NEWS MEDIA

  Would-be reformers need to keep that in mind   A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column about a bill (S. 80) filed with the Mass legislature by Rep. Lori Ehrlich (D – Marblehead) and Sen. Brendan Crighton (D – Lynn) that aims to start a volunteer commission to assess the state of local […]

PROPOSED STATE JOURNALISM COMMISSION NEEDS BROADER MEMBERSHIP

  More working journalists, less elite institutes   Chris Faraone,* John Loftus,** and I spend a lot of time thinking about how to rebuild American journalism. Pretty much from the ground up, since so many news outlets and jobs in the field have been destroyed in the last quarter century. And a growing number of […]