Category: Journalism

A Peace Prize for Julian Assange?

In late January, a few days before the nomination deadline for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, I was contacted by an AFP reporter asking if I had any idea who might be nominated this year. I told him I’d heard a few rumors and seen some buzz online about a few potential nominees. But none […]

The Future of Journalism

THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM: Or, How Americans Are Learning to Have More Interesting Conversations A Talk at the Literary Society of Youngstown November 14, 2008   Last week, America lost one of its most popular and controversial authors — Michael Crichton. He was best known for his suspenseful technological thrillers, like “The Andromeda Strain” and […]