I think what we have here is a working definition of an asshole—a person who demands that all social interaction happen on their terms. Assholes fill our various worlds. But the banhammer only works in one of them.
I like/get this for comment threads and quiet cars. What’s the equivalent for Twitter, ya think?
There is no other exciting time to be in journalism, from a technology standpoint, than now. (Although the fear of layoffs does not sit well.). To witness newsrooms transition to mobile, social media and digital-first platforms, and be there on the frontlines of it all, is exactly where agents of change need to be. We are part of history. Not looking in from the outside. Not being critical of the news media 24-7, although I do this quite regularly. But in it. Making decisions that stick or fail. I get goose bumps just thinking about this.
Amy Zerba, amyzerba.com. Difference Between Tenure-Track Professor and a Journalist.
She just left her job teaching to join the Times. Sounds like she can justify that decision.(via futurejournalismproject)
Hooray! So much fun seeing all the faces on the mall. Love this CNN-Instagram project from the smarties at @cnnireport. Visit cnn.com/inthecrowd to see it yourself, or tag #cnn on IG to contribute!
Feels like spring out here today. #fromwhereirun #livingwalls (at Liberty Baptist Church)