Archive for September, 2012

A tweet led me to this concisely-written article analyzing the broken business model of journals. The very librarian lingo “periodical” caught my eye. Back in the 1990s, when I had a strong interest in journalism, I understood advertising, and not subscriptions, were the backbone of a newspaper’s revenues. This article claims that is still true […]

Disgraced politicians and tarnished reputations are on my radar lately. It’s on my mind lately as former Attorney General of Ontario Michael Bryant is rehabilitating his reputation in a tell-all book after his car was involved in killing a cyclist. Being trustworthy and trusting are components of a good reputation, according to Rick Powers. Powers […]