Your pledge for 2006

In hundreds of newsrooms, reporters will be savoring the "evaluation" process this month and next. They'll be graded on a largely irrelevant scale devised by human-relations mavens. You can [...]

Well, maybe it DOES matter

I thought you might be interested in some of the responses I've gotten to the "It Just Doesn't MATTER" screed of November 9. Some of the writers are named, some are not, others are [...]

‘It just doesn’t MATTER’

I wrote this as an introduction to a presentation I was supposed to give last month to a gathering of assignment editors in Indianapolis. Unfortunately (or maybe not) I had to slash most of it [...]