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The Art of Listening, Or How to Avoid a Holiday Horror Show

Do you ever feel like everyone seems mad at you at the same time, and you can’t seem to make anyone happy? You hear criticism from every angle – especially around the holidays, and every step you take is deemed a misstep by people around you. (Or maybe you’re actually the judgmental one.) Well, it’s… Continue reading The Art of Listening, Or How to Avoid a Holiday Horror Show

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On the Rise of the Reader, or Journalism in a Digital Age

In this digital news age, there is need for the journalist as a "truth-teller, sense-maker, explainer.” That was the message conveyed by Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, during the A.N. Smith lecture in Melbourne on Oct. 9, 2013. This is my review and retort of her presentation and… Continue reading On the Rise of the Reader, or Journalism in a Digital Age