Editorials: More than just opinions

“Newspaper editorial boards, even the best ones, are no longer the cliché of the ivory tower institutions with older guys wearing tweed jackets, smoking pipes, making the big drop before they get around to writing maybe one or two pieces a week in their areas of expertise. It doesn’t work that way anymore,” according to … Continue reading Editorials: More than just opinions

Importance of newspaper opinion pages

My reaction to our "news conference" with Tim Nickens—editorials editor at Tampa Bay Times at the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University. The field of journalism is often times like a war zone, with journalists battling with each other to compete for stories. It also includes journalists battling themselves internally on the righteous interest … Continue reading Importance of newspaper opinion pages