ohnewsroom: Managing Editor: “If you guys ever text me, don’t fucking put a smiley face.”
A serious thought
Are we ever really ready to grow up? I’m sitting here in my living room, realizing this is the last real summer I’ll have before I graduate from college this December. It feels like just yesterday my mom was telling me I’d grow up before I knew it. Mom, you were right. Before I knew it, I’m staring back at a familiar version of my young, carefree face. The features are the...
Study: Social media users really are nice people →
doree: today: “When they look up from posting to their blogs or browsing the Internet, the social media savvy are more likely than the un-savvy to share their stuff, help someone with directions, or give up a seat on the bus.” Did you hear? I am nice now. Thanks, Tumblr!* * I am being like 97 percent serious.
ohnewsroom: Editor, talking about a recent online spelling mistake: “The internet is just one big mistake engine.”
Dear cute old couple, Thank you for being so... →
ohnewsroom: Editor to newsroom: “If the end of the world is Saturday, we won’t be printing a paper. But we will be posting online until the power goes out.”
Tweeting for Jordan →
My first blog post just got uploaded/published. I wanted to share it with you guys. :)
1. I’m back in Asheville. 2. I (officially) start my journalism gig this week. 3. Consequently first blog post will probably be published this week (maybe even tomorrow). 4. May also have a news article published. 5. Date night tomorrow (haven’t seen the guy in 5 days).
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing...– Sylvia Plath
I’ve been offered a position as a guest blogger for a fantastic local newspaper in Asheville and I wanted to get some opinions from you guys about things/topics you think I should blog about and that you would actually read. No idea is a bad one.
The Copy Editor: The 4 Kinds of NYT Headlines →
alexleo: While you can count on every HuffPost headline starting with WATCH or PHOTOS and every NY Post screamer being a pun your grandfather would have found hilarious, the Times has its own headline ruts that seem to have gotten deeper over the years. Here are the four most common kinds…
Looks like I might have landed a journalism gig in Asheville before I even graduated.
ohnewsroom: Editor-in-chief: “I’m so turned on by good vocabulary.”