Daily Archives: 15 December 2006

How not to serve yesterday’s news tomorrow

Mark Potts addresses a familiar demon on the Recovering Journalist *** “I hear more and more people grumbling that some newspaper stories seem so…out of date. As more of us read the news online in real time, it seems odd to find the same stories in the printed paper the next day, as if the…

PR kiya to darna kya?

Nine out of ten journalists land in journalism by accident, most often because they weren’t fit or good enough for anything else—a sad reality that gets exposed when they leave after a few years for PR or corporate communications. Or, worse, when do the latter using the former. Not Howell Raines. The former executive editor…