Newsletters create engagement

During my 45-minute commute home from my job as a high school journalism teacher, I was thinking about what I could have my magazine students do in May. I realize I’m a bit ahead of myself, but I had just got done telling my students they only three issues of our …

Talking About: Pod Save America

A little while back, I mentioned a podcast called Pod Save America. When I mentioned it, I was specifically talking about it, but I did say I needed to check it out. I have done that, and so I am sharing today my thoughts on podcast. Since it I am discussing a podcast, I decided to share my thoughts in audio form.

For those of you not inclined to sit through my blathering, here is a overview of what I had to say:

Facebook acknowledges media influence

Facebook and journalism have an interesting relationship. News outlets need the social media platform to reach readers, and Facebook need the news to add some real content to the streams of dog pictures, food photos and whiny rants about the latest episode of “The Bachelor.” This relationship came to the …

WaPo growing engagement via Facebook

Last summer I decided Facebook was getting in the way of human connections, especially with my wife, because I would spend more time scrolling on the app than actually talking to someone who was in the same room. I went a month without the app on my phone, and I was …