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Ken Otterbourg’s post about race, reporting, and why there’s no National White Theatre Festival in the U.S.

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

I used to work for the Winston-Salem Journal, and I still tune in every once in a while to the blog its managing editor Ken Otterbourg writes. Ken wrote about the newspaper’s coverage of the National Black Theatre Festival, and the feedback he gets from the town. He wrote this paragraph, which handles gracefully the […]

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HappyJournalist

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

So, last night (Sunday) I announced the launch of HappyJournalist on my online journalism blog. The site’s a response to the AngryJournalist confessional, and so far, so good — 24 people have said what makes them happy, and hey, Gawker picked it up too. I launched the site just in time, too — a Missouri […]

Internet, Joe, Journalism, Media | 1 comment

Order of the Occult Hand

Friday, January 26th, 2007

The hand brushed past my radar in the newsroom in Winston-Salem, it was clever, and then I forgot about it. For some reason it struck my memory tonight. The Order of the Occult Hand has no president, board, or member roll. It’s existed for more than 40 years. I haven’t joined, and odds are against […]

Joe, Journalism, Media, Places, Winston-Salem, Work | 2 comments

Pulling the trigger

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

Tonight I launched Joe Think, my blog about how local journalism can use the internet to be awesome and relevant. It’s something I meant to do a while ago, but ya’ know, stuff comes up. Stuff is still coming up, sure. But I needed a better home for my work-related rants and thoughts and ideas […]

Ideas, Internet, Joe, Journalism, Media, Online News, Work | No comments

Denver, hey!

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

In three weeks I start a new job doing development for the Denver Post’s online news team. I’m excited. It’s my first programming gig, which means 1. I get to spend most of my time doing the stuff that interests me about online news, and 2. I have ascended to a new level of computer […]

Colorado, Denver, Joe, Journalism, Media, Online News, Places, Winston-Salem, Work | 4 comments

Been a while since I rapped at ya’,

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

So, here are the things going on in my world … today somebody told me about newspaper man Dean Singleton, who has a controversial history in the industry, there’s what seems to be a good article about him at CJR. I got 13 rolls of photos back from the photo lab today, there’s one roll […]

Family, Friends, Joe, Journalism, Media, North Carolina, Online News, Places, Winston-Salem, Work | 3 comments

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