Journalists often joke that they know they’re doing a good job when they piss off everyone equally. But the truth is pissing off sources or story subjects is never a goal; only an occasional, unavoidable byproduct. Some wary folks might sneer at the idea that journalists don’t set out to anger people, but consider this: […]

It feels too small and inadequate to say it, but: It sure is a strange time to be a journalist in America. The election has stirred up a lot of anxiety for journalists everywhere. There is, obviously, the fact that national journalists got this election so very wrong. There are the threats President-elect Trump has […]