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This #AAJA election isn’t a popularity contest or face-off between fan pages. This is about the future of AAJA - and a call to cast your ballot for the person who’s had the longest tenure on the AAJA National Board, who’s most committed to restoring integrity and accountability to this office, and who’s most likely to keep her promises when she’s elected. My campaign is about keeping AAJA financially strong, collaborating with key partners in the media industry, and making the AAJA presidency about serving *YOU*. Read more
I believe that there will always be a need - and an audience - for print journalism. A recent Pew study on the origins of what people share on social media traced most of the stories back to traditional newspapers. After The New York Times instituted its pay wall (what Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. calls a “tiered subscription model”), subscriptions to its paper edition actually grew.
What does AAJA get out of it? I fully support AAJA’s embrace of new media and digital storytelling as we evolve with the media industry. But I don’t think that doing so means we have to abandon newspapers and other legacy print publications. Read more
I believe that AAJA is not a spectator sport, where you buy your ticket, climb into the stands and wait for the game to begin. Rather, it’s like a massive camping trip, where everybody pitches in for the collective good, and what you get out of it is directly proportional to what you put in. Read more