Why Journalists Should Escape Their Desks
I don’t always practice what I preach. Yesterday’s post, which mentioned not keeping drafts in your blog platform? I’m guilty. Below is the second oldest draft I have (of eleven in total), in the exact form it was left on the 28th of April 2008 (catch you below for some commentary):
![French Lunch](http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/pics/2008/French Lunch-thumb-500x376.jpg)
The irony of this one is that this is a subject I believe in passionately: journalists are too wedded to their desks, and not out and about in the communities they report for and on enough. Yet, I’ve left that post unwritten for four years.
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Some Good Reading About The Future of News Paid Members Public
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add to right now: * The Nichepaper Manifesto [http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/haque/2009/07/the_nichepaper_manifesto.html] – an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks going forwards. * Media