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“Getting out of the building” in the era of uncertainty: Taking the train

Preliminary note: I wrote this article in early March. The coronavirus has since made the world a very different place. Read more...


Journalism Says It’s a Service, But It Doesn’t Think Like One

Last fall I was part of a gathering for solutions journalists with journalists from around the country and world who focus on stories about problem-solving. The term “solutions journalism” sounds positive, but this form of journalism isn’t focused on feel-good stories or “fluff” pieces. Read more...

Proud Tulips

Drawing doesn’t present knowledge. It creates it.

Knowledge is created. And in the process of sketching things, we create it over, and over, and over. Read more...

Journalism

How Systems Mapping Can Help Publications Think Beyond the Feed

Something weird happened in 2017. National publications, in the midst of a booming readership year, abruptly began bleeding pageviews. Read more...

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