PHOTO CREDIT:  STEPHANIE BASSOS – iphone shots Wow, what a cool shot, how’d you manage to get that effect?! As a photographer, you always appreciate hearing a reaction like this from a viewer and this post is in no way intended to downplay the importance of technical skill and a “photographer’s eye” for the art […]

Let’s call like it is. The current media landscape is a constrained space. Fact – there are fewer reporters and traditional media outlets to pitch. Fact – media outlets are still inundated daily with an excessive amount of press releases from PR pros on topics across the board. Fact – the Web now affords us […]

A few weeks back I had posted about the Printed Blog and a then upcoming Chicago Journalism Town Hall meeting in February. Last week, the Chicago Reader’s Michael Minor reported on the outcome of the Town Hall calling particular attention to why he opposes the idea of newspapers shifting to a micropayment model: We’ve been […]