Give readers something to READ

All the time, I hear how today's readers (namely young people like me) don't want to read long stories. They want their news in short, 140-character Twitter updates, in video, in slideshows, in jabs of words. But a few things happened last week that really made me smile. A friend of mine picked up the … Continue reading Give readers something to READ

A-Tweet-ion spans

A little circle of irony here: I found a poignant article about how Twitter is destroying journalism and the ability to read stories longer than 140 characters on the Newspaper Escape Plan Twitter feed. A brief snippet of that story, which really merits a full read: A few months ago, I sat across a cafe … Continue reading A-Tweet-ion spans