Sunday, April 20, 2008
- Nicole Stockdale of The Dallas Morning News, on planning and editing the newspaper's Points section.
- John Robinson of the News & Record in Greensboro, on what advice from retired editors fails to tell us about the present and the future.
- Celia Rivenbark of McClatchy Newspapers, on the phrase "it is what it is." (Related discussions here and here.)
posted by Andy Bechtel at 12:03 PM
We'd need a set of encyclopedias to hold the commentary on what current editors fail to tell us about the present and the future.
Today's newspapers are a museum of failed approaches. Simply trashing the past editors doesn't change that; it's just a way for the current failures to try to feel better about themselves.