In 2017 I wanted to re-establish a daily habit of reading more books and set a fairly ambitious goal of reading a book a week. Additionally, I wanted to read more fiction (I tend to read mostly nonfiction) and books by non-white dudes. Here’s how it went.
In their rush to drag typical “horse race” style political reporting kicking and screaming into the social media age, many journalists and the news organizations they work for are falling into a dangerous trap.
We would all be better served if content creators covered things like breaking news, internet memes, etc. exclusively in short-form, without the expectation of compensation while at the same time freeing up more time and resources to go long when it really matters and when the topic and treatment are arguably more worthy of financial support.