Your job description has changed. Where does that leave the journalist in this current news ecosystem? What value do we bring?
There’s very little the iPhone hasn’t disrupted when it comes to collecting, sorting, producing information in the field. So what are the best tools and techniques for reporting in the field using your iPhone? A Twitter chat with @jrue, @MarcSettle, @AugensteinWTOP and @biancavtoness had a lot of great insight into the process.
What does it mean to be a girl in one culture and a woman in another? One of the first assignments as a photojournalist gave me an opportunity to explore this cultural crossroads many quinceañeras face.
On your last day as an editor at The Daily Californian, you’re asked to pull the drawer from your desk and sign your name. It’s tradition, after all. I remember seeing a bunch of names I never heard of before. Scribbled in blood red was a Daniel Hernandez. There was a David Lazarus, too. What became of these young, eager journalists?
To tradition, sharpie markers and all that is TK.
“Todo para el arte.” -Steve Saldivar.
Holding a microphone in one hand, Steve Padilla paces in circles. The assistant national editor at the Los Angeles Times is chasing the right words to console a room of budding journalists looking to improve their writing skills. He finally pauses.
“Who is your Hamlet?” he asked. “What is your Hamlet? What is your point?”