I am currently on the quest for a new blog that will serve as an ideal/role model for a produced by/about the adventures of ________ [fill in the blank]. Perhaps the reason I am still questing is that I am still trying to figure out what I want to be. In the meantime, however, I return to a site that has been a stalwart for years.
that exists to ensure that our communities have access to excellent journalism—the kind of journalism that enables us to participate fully and effectively in our democracy.
As a writer and writing instructor, I have used Poynter.org for reference, teaching ideas, and handy how-to’s. Roy Peter Clark and his blog, Writing Tools, are especially useful. In the past few years, Poynter has evolved into a full multimedia resource and training site, reflective of the array and pace of changes in the overall news industry.