She’s a native South Sider, and she definitely traveled the longest distance to be at the show at Beverly Arts Center. Guess who?
I could not resist writing at Medium.com about the teen trader who recently duped a journalist from New York magazine into believing he had made $72 million trading gold and other alternative assets. It’s not like auditors don’t get fooled every day by fake documents.
Mark Leibovich’s “This Town” is billed in the flap copy of the dust jacket as “a blistering, stunning —and often hysterically funny— examination of our ruling class’s incestuous ‘media industrial complex.’” Does anyone still eat lunch with him? In the new 24-7 news cycle, the half-life of any criticism of DC culture is about three days.
According to Freelancers Union, almost one-third of the American workforce is independent. That’s nearly 42 million people and growing. The staffing industry, which should support the wave of new freelancers, hasn’t adapted since William Russell Kelly founded the Russell Kelly Office Service in Detroit in 1946.
Two new pieces, on ethics and investor protection, at Al Jazeera America Online.
If we can’t trust journalists to sort out who’s telling the truth and who’s just selling us, who can we trust?
David Levitt of the Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 in New Jersey
asked me back in April to answer a few questions for a conference panel I, unfortunately, could not attend live.
I have been named a finalist for UCLA’s Gerald Loeb Awards for my work in Forbes magazine last year. I’m a “professional who writes” but also a professional writer and a journalist. You’ve been warned.
How do you connect with your target audience? Game-changing technologies influence how you communicate with the young (and the not-so-young) social media-savvy crowd.
How can I leave my readers with something they’ll remember, something to lead them back to me, something that encourages them to tell a friend about me?
The blog is meant to highlight, for you the reader, the broad-based influence the Big 4 have in business, politics and social policy. Their reach is only exceeded by their constant grasp.
I expect the auditors to earn their fees by looking out for investors. But maybe that’s just pie in the sky.