Blame The Media

Blame The Media

Shooting the messenger has become ever more popular. The advent of online, social technologies has deftly revealed that, indeed, people have had enough of old-guard pressmen filtering their voices to fill column inches and, often, dubious editorial tracts. It’s...

The Reno Indie Media Forum, a Review

Friday’s first Reno Independent Media Forum collected a wealth of wisdom that featured locally owned and operated news and entertainment media. Present were broadcast, print and digital news sources covering local food, arts and entertainment, local NPR news,...

A History of ThisisReno.com

ThisisReno was born out of a relatively simple idea. The year was 2009 and newsrooms nationally and locally were in big trouble. Layoffs surpassed, it is estimated, more than 300 just in our market, between 2008 and 2011. A result: “news” wasn’t...

Can Hyper-Local Save Journalism?

Thoughts from my CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Beat Business Training, Part 1 I had the tremendous honor to be selected to attend the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s Beat Business Training two weeks ago in New York City. It was six days straight of intensive...

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