More clips: Is Congress Capable of Raising Taxes? – Sun, Jul 22, 2012 ; Drought, climate change and the price of corn – Sun, Jul 22, 2012 ; A new era for climate and the food supply – Sun, Jul 22, 2012 ; Commodity prices and climate change – Sun, Jul 22, 2012; Big banks betting on food – Sun, Jul 22, […]
Talking commodities, consumer credit and Capital One.
Three weeks. Likely four.
That’s how much time I estimate I’ve “lost” to migraines. Time spent curled up in the dark, in a fog of pain and nausea. And that doesn’t include the days I’ve spent merely impaired – composing emails with one eye squinting shut, wincing at any noises louder than a whisper – and not wholly incapacitated.
– From the latest edition of the Galavant Times, to which you can subscribe. If you’re into supporting (random) people’s writing habits, etc.
I’ve spent quite a lot of time “having coffee”, where “having coffee” involves discussions around social media strategies, product launches, presentation tips, CV polishing and so on. Some of these are ongoing, quasi-mentor/mentee relationships; others are ad-hoc or one-off; not all of them actually involve coffee. Sometimes I leave these meetings exhilarated (which is saying […]
Manoush Zomorodi is a freelance reporter, moderator, and media consultant. Her multimedia ebook CAMERA READY: How to Present Your Best Self and Ideas On Air or Online is the definitive manual for anyone appearing on camera, and will be released on Tuesday, June 12. From 1995-2006 Manoush reported and produced for BBC News, with postings in Washington, […]
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Here’s why I always look forward to and read the Galavant emails
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This is the second in a series of posts distilling various lessons I’ve learnt while working on various projects, etc My fellow fellows at the CUNY / Tow Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism program are gearing up for their pitches, and over the past weeks I’ve been helping several of them refine their spiel. Herewith some notes […]
Ashley Milne-Tyte is a New York-based writer and reporter. Ashley produces radio pieces for Marketplace, NPR, and Voice of America, writes for print/online and teaches radio boot camp at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Ashley is currently a (fellow) fellow at the CUNY/Tow Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism . Her entrepreneurial ‘project’ is a […]
John McDermott is a beautiful writer, a voracious reader and an active tweeter. He’s also the executive comment editor at the Financial Times, a longtime friend of Galavant Media and an early supporter of the Galavant Times. Below, he offers some advice to aspiring writers. 1. Write about what you care about. To some extent, […]
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