Thoughts

All is calm

I’m behind on television shows as usual because I only watched the fourth episode of The Newsroom’s third season yesterday night, which ended with the sixth episode about a week ago. What a moment to savor at this point, with the fourth episode closing with business worries, a wedding and jail. Before I move on, … Continue reading

Journalism

The Journalist as Detective

A journalist is like a detective, which is what I’ve always wanted to be. Journalists have license to scour the internet — facebook, whitepages, spokeo, twitter, youtube, wordpress, blogger — to find potential sources. “openbook.com” also allows searches of facebook status updates, although the service doesn’t always seem to work perfectly. Google itself can yield … Continue reading