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A Trustworthy Press is the Immune System of Democracy

November 19, 2014

I’m a news consumer. I’m not trying to tell anybody how to do their job, or how to fix the news. I’m not in the business, and will respect professional boundaries. I just want news I can trust. I also want to help reward good, honest journalism. Since I’m not an expert, I have to… Read more »

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15 Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter

October 18, 2013

Hey, a coupla weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the Top 10 Women in Tech orgs. And recently, a lot of folks have been talking about the importance of women's leadership in tech. The Women's Media Center released a report with two big data points: At its current pace, it will take until… Read more »

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Trustworthy journalism in a fact-checking-free world

July 25, 2013

Getting real about trustworthy journalism Okay, I really just want news I can trust. Couple years ago, I blurted out that "the press should be the immune system of democracy." Personally, I really don't like being lied to, but my deal here is that our social contract with the news business is that they hold the powerful… Read more »

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America's 50 Worst Charities

June 13, 2013

Hey, this is a really big deal. How often do you give to charities when you believe in their cause? You may think that the org is doing really good work, but I am actively involved with the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), and unfortunately that's not what's always happening. Hundreds of charities claim to… Read more »

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How about news we can trust?

November 29, 2012

Here's the deal, folks – recently, the Poynter Institute held a conference regarding the restoration of journalistic ethics. They're a real big deal in professional journalism, so I helped 'em, modestly, some funding, significant social media stuff. Me, I just want news I can trust. Sure, I'm not in the news industry, and have no… Read more »

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journalism integrity

Restoring trustworthiness to news

October 23, 2012

Hey there, folks, I'm speaking at the Poynter Journalism Ethics Symposium today. I'm giving my speech right about now, and this is what I'll be saying and talking about: I'm speaking only as a news consumer, I just want news I can trust. The press should be the immune system of democracy, and needs to… Read more »

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