Two friends, both women journalists whom I have admired very much for the humanity and narrative grace in their writing, won Pulitzers today: Amy Harmon of The New York Times and Anne Hull of The Washington Post. Amy Harmon won for her series on the age of DNA in the category of explanatory reporting. Anne [...]
This is what I have learned over the last few weeks re television/video appearances. You do not dress for television the way you would dress in real life (or at least I donâ€™t). For women, wear bright (but not too bright) solid colored tops: Royal blue, wine, maroon, emerald green. Pastels can be good (but [...]
One of our inspiring colleagues, Dith Pran, passed away early Sunday morning. He was the subject of the film, The Killing Fields, and the founder of the Dith Pran Holocaust Awareness Project, which aims to educate people on the Cambodian holocaust. Dith Pran was one of those legendary people you were honored to meet when [...]
I’m not even sure how I ended up at a karaoke bar in Koreatown with (mostly) sophomores on the Harvard Crimson on a Friday night. I start losing track of the years. I think they are the 136th guard.
I took a walk on the High Line this past weekend with my friend Josh as part of Open House New York — one of the first times that the public could (legally) walk along the High Line. And yes, the urban Cinderella experience is really as cool as everyone says it is.
David FolkenflikÂ has an NPR pieceÂ today about media depending on “conceptual scoops” — which is akin to what I call “stories that people talk about” (aka the most-emailed stories, aka,Â the secret weapon that newspapers willÂ (hopefully) ultimately wield in a hyperconnected, hypermemed, hyperblogged digital media age). He interviews Phil Bennett, managing editor of The Washington, Post, who [...]