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darlene-arden's picture
Mar.08.2014
When did P.R. change? Really.  When?   I have always had good working relationships with publicists and still do. But something has begun to happen. I realize that e-mail is a casual form of communication but suddenly, total strangers who are contacting me from p.r. firms are starting...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.27.2013
July 27       Un-imbedded   This week I have decided to be braver about where I invest my time, not all of it mind you but a portion of my diligent yet strangely unproductive time.  I have to say I am realizing that I hide in pretty much every area of my life and that is no...
luke-james's picture
Jan.21.2012
Award-winning journalist, Nick Shatt, has agreed to conduct an exclusive interview with legend in his own panties, Luke Skyscraper. Shatt, three time consecutive winner of a Golden Turd, awarded by the British Union of Music Writers And Nob Kissers wrote for many years for top music paper, No...
tatjana-soli's picture
Mar.23.2011
Chilling story in the New York Times: By ANTHONY SHADID, LYNSEY ADDARIO, STEPHEN FARRELL and TYLER HICKS Published: March 22, 2011  As the four of us headed toward the eastern gate of Ajdabiya, the front line of a desperate rebel stand against the advancing forces of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, a car...
nina-amir's picture
Mar.01.2011
I've been meaning to do a major overhaul on my on-line, or virtual, media kit, but after the San Francisco Writers Conference this item has moved up in priority on my to-do list. Here's why: The media is looking for sources for stories on the Internet. They are Googling for experts. That's right...
nina-amir's picture
Feb.24.2011
I've been meaning to do a major overhaul on my on-line, or virtual, media kit, but after the San Francisco Writers Conference this item has moved up in priority on my to-do list. Here's why: The media is looking for sources for stories on the Internet. They are Googling for experts. That's right...
dave-cullen's picture
Dec.23.2010
Five minutes into the Today Show this morning, the substitute co-host provided a stunning example of how not to interview a victim. Karen Hernandez had just lost her home and virtually everything she had in the California mudslides. The Today host began a live interview, and at first Karen...
dave-cullen's picture
Nov.15.2010
One of the best organizations I've encountered in the journalism field the past ten years has been The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, which is now part of the Columbia Journalism School. I'm an Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center, and part of the Dart Society, which is launching an online...
dave-cullen's picture
Nov.05.2010
Third in a series for writers and journalists. This third installment on interviewing comes at the job differently than the previous two. I suggest you only skim the list, and glean from it the following:  You're hunting for a whole lot of things from sources, and most can only provide some of...
dave-cullen's picture
Oct.26.2010
First in a series on advice about writing, publishing, etc., for writers and journalists. I get asked about writing and reporting every week, and I've been promising to get some ideas down for students and aspiring writer/journos. As I create them, I'll stash them all on the new Advice for...