You may have heard of a little thing called TED. You know, the nonprofit conference where people from all walks of life come together to discuss global issues – everything from art to business to health to science and technology – performed in short, powerful talks of 18 minutes or less. Yes, that’s the one.… Continue reading 6 Life Lessons Learned from TEDx
Check out these quick tips on how to spend your time as an editor, editing for social media, and websites that’ll make your life easier in this ACES Editing Bootcamp recap! “Research shows dedicated readers (an hour or more per day) have higher standards. They are more concerned about professionalism and grammar than errors of… Continue reading Copy Editing for Higher Standards
Empathy and creative collaboration are at the forefront of innovative success. Learn more in this AAN 2014 Convention recap! On July 12, 2014, the final day of the AAN 2014 Convention, held in Nashville, TN, Justin Ferrell, instructor at Stanford University’s d.School discussed the importance of creative risk taking, experimentation, team collaboration and the effect… Continue reading The Need for Design Thinking
As the makeup of our nation changes dramatically, journalists must better understand their readers—especially the rising Millennial generation. When it comes to the demographics of the U.S., Paul Taylor, executive vice president of the Pew Research Center, is an expert. During his keynote speech on July 12, 2014, the final day of the AAN Convention… Continue reading A Growing Mosaic: Changing Demographics Across the U.S.