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Posts on ‘January 9th, 2007’

They Take it Seriously? Oh, Sure

(I originally wrote this for PR Week magazine.) Several weeks ago, UCLA acknowledged that some of its computers had been hacked. Obeying a state law, it notified more than 800,000 people that their personal data, including Social Security numbers, might have ended up in the wrong hands. The fact that the data got loose wasn’t […]

Guest Posting — Needed: More Excellence in Journalism, Part 2

Tom Stites, a former newspaper editor and a deep thinker about the journalism craft, gave a speech last summer that won plenty of well-deserved attention. In that talk — which we guest-posted here, entitled “Is media performance democracy’s critical issue?” — he posed a key question about our future. Now he’s back with an essay […]