After a long day at any journalism conference, there’s one place you can go to find attendees: the hotel bar. It’s where journalists go to catch up, to network, to discuss, to brag and boast. Drinking and journalism go together like ink and newsprint.
June 20th, 2014 • Quill Archives
This Is How the Internet Works (And Why You Need To Know)
If you’re a journalist, understanding how the Internet works is probably the most important thing you can do to benefit your career right now. No, I don’t necessarily mean learning how to code, although that would boost your career immensely. (See the January/February Quill cover story on coding.)
Want to learn some basic coding skills? Read on. Here’s a phrase I hate more than anything: “I’m not smart enough to code.” I hear it countless times whenever I give talks, to journalists still in school or those who have years of experience.