Non-profits: the future of journalism?

Dallas South News editor Shawn Williams addresses that question and a whole lot more in his highly engaging seminar with the Dallas Journalists' Society (which I organize). I've podcasted his presentation here. (There's a bit of rustling for the first minute, but the sound is good after that.)

Catching up, going live!

Returned from Society of Professional Journalists conference with lots of ideas and long list of things "I must do now". First up: revamp my website. This is now almost done - if you're viewing this page then the domain must now be taking you through to the WordPress-hosted site. That's the technical battle won. …

The Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Watching a program about big bands on PBS. Occurs to me that the Chattanooga choo-choo is probably impossible today. New York to Tennessee by train, are you joking me? I only wish we had such sophisticated transport infrastructure... as they had in er, 1941.