Disengaging from being paid to work…

I'm retired...meaning not working for pay. But there's no way I can give up doing what I love most, which is shooting and producing videos. I've had to come up with a plan...a philosophy...so I can continue my love without compromising my ethics...and here it is, subject to revision. 1. If you have a budget … Continue reading Disengaging from being paid to work…

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Invisible work…

Videojournalism or reporting visually can make you highly visible.  There ya are:  camera in hand, mike out.  You're gathering news to put up...somewhere.  On the web, on TV, whatever. So folks see you with that gear and think, "Hey, I can do THAT!"  Piece of cake. That's the visible part of your job. The invisible … Continue reading Invisible work…

The lies you tell yourself…they lies they tell themselves…

As House infamously says, "Everybody lies." One of the "lies" of journalism is that journos are neutral - they don't take sides.  They are objective. Realistically objectivity is bullshit. The difference between a professional journalist and a crazed blogger on a rant is a sense of their own weaknesses and an attempt to be fair. … Continue reading The lies you tell yourself…they lies they tell themselves…