You know you’re a journalist when . . .

From the website Stuff Journalists Like. I do correct bathroom stall grammar. I do, I do.       From Facebook: You really DO get a second source to confirm it when mom says she loves you.    You carry around a digital voice recorder all the time, just in case.    The only way you … Continue reading You know you’re a journalist when . . .

The Freedom Express

Search for 'Voltaire' on my blog. Go on. It will now show up in three posts. I really must stop quoting him. Well, not him exactly. The quote which actually comes from The Friends of Voltaire (1906), written by Evelyn Beatrice Hall under the pseudonym S.G. Tallentyre is so apt, how can I not use … Continue reading The Freedom Express

Journalists who want commissions… from their subjects!

As someone who has written for various publications, I have yet to take a commission, or what is in my mind a bribe, from anyone I've written about. I suppose it is an ethical concept that might tragically get twisted and bent once idealistic journalists get out in the real world. But this is one thing … Continue reading Journalists who want commissions… from their subjects!