Recently, the Columbia Journalism Review was kind enough to ask what had become of me. Here's my answer:
7/3/2018 08:10:49 pm
Tish, thanks for referencing this blog in your piece. I had bought the print mag (an excellent purchase ...), and noticed your name immediately and made your piece the first I read there. This is a good blog. Very little repetitive BS. Your subjects are curatiorial, hence can slide into op-ed-dy areas, but these days what I read in referenced media are almost all torch or troll style. Yours are neither. They advance the discourse. However, I wonder if there are advantages to torch and troll op-eds that cause that style of copy to dominate what editors select for their pages. Best wishes.
7/25/2018 04:32:31 pm
Tish, thank you so much for this piece (and thanks to my friend to sharing the link on Twitter). I graduated from journalism school and went into advertising, got laid off, and became a freelance writer/editor specializing in educational publishing. I have a seven-year-old and I work from home. Many late nights and long weekends have been spent barreling towards deadlines in exchange for meager pay and I wonder if I'll ever have the energy to write for myself again. Thanks for giving me a light at the end of the tunnel. I really needed that today.
7/29/2018 08:25:42 am
Great read. Love the line about the guy who lost the coin toss.
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