A test of ‘disinterestedness’ is the reaction of those who consume the news.
To become a great pitcher, you need to read the news every day. You need to be on top of what is happening in your industry
The news is overwhelming and we are not evolutionarily developed to take in this amount of information about that many people suffering. So when it's too much, I'm just going to look at what's right in front of me: my kid, my veggie burger, my guitar.
Rather than focusing on political tactics and news cycle spin, we focus on creating jobs. The Clintons have a brilliant job-creating (and deficit-reducing) record from the years of the Clinton presidency and can play an extraordinary role in generating new ideas.
Between blogs, social media, 24-hour cable news and endless propaganda campaigns from political organizations, making your message stand out is difficult. In his fascinating new book, Language Intelligence, Joe Romm from Climate Progress lays out the keys.
With information as abundant and instantaneous as it is, what's valuable nowadays is the ability to distill that information and interpret it.
"PRINT is dead" was a common refrain a couple of years ago. The costly print advertisements that kept magazines and newspapers
So, here we are: a world of commentators, Tweeters, bloggers, and citizens with one of the most powerful tools developed in the history of mankind (the Internet) at our fingertips, literally, but how do we plan to use it? And, what is our collective responsibility?
While our politics have become a shouting match of pander and slander, name-calling and talking points, celebrity media and instant misanalysis, C-SPAN shines as an exemplar of what a free press in a free nation should be.
The landscape has definitely shifted in sportswriting, and probably in newsgathering overall. As some writers have adjusted to the new rules, requirements and technology, others have resisted the evolution.