Media Monday: On Creating a Legacy and David Carr

The recent loss of David Carr has gotten me thinking about what it takes to make a legacy in journalism (or anywhere for that matter). Journalists have been the news lately, as I mentioned last week, both positively and negatively. I’ve been reading a lot about Carr and I think I have picked up on some … More Media Monday: On Creating a Legacy and David Carr

This Week’s Reading: A big week for news and a lot of Brian Williams

This week’s reading was very much focused on the Brian Williams controversy, mostly because I think that a lot of interesting and important questions about news production are being brought up in relation to it. There was a lot of news this week, so I was caught up in that rather than the more human … More This Week’s Reading: A big week for news and a lot of Brian Williams

An Awkward Girl’s Guide to Wedding Planning

It’s no secret that my Awkward Girl’s Guides usually come directly from my life. Though they are often topics for young awkward professionals like myself, they also venture into other areas. Today’s is going to go a whole new direction: wedding planning. I have been engaged for a while, but this weeks marks 100 days … More An Awkward Girl’s Guide to Wedding Planning

Media Monday: When journalists become the story

Perhaps it’s overdone, but I can’t help talking about Brian Williams for my first official Media Monday. After all, it isn’t everyday that a journalist is a top story for several days. Sure, we’ve seen scandal before. Notable plagiarism seems to happen all the time. Yet, this story seems to be something different. As a journalism … More Media Monday: When journalists become the story

This Week’s Readings: Personal Interest, Harper Lee, Podcasts and More

This week, my reading was sporadic, and not on any particular topic or in any particular form. I also did some listening this week (in terms of podcasts) so I might highlight one of those (because rules are made to be broken). So here we go, in no particular order: 52 Places to go in … More This Week’s Readings: Personal Interest, Harper Lee, Podcasts and More