When you are no longer a journalist…

Comes the day when we all have to retire...from work.  At that point are we still journalists?  Or former journalists?  Or do we morph into something else as we settle into our new lifestyle. My life is divided into segments.  Child.  Student.  Photographer.  Broadcast news cameraman.  Teacher.  Freelance VJ.  And now retired...and no longer a … Continue reading When you are no longer a journalist…

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Indelible…

There are some people who pass through your life who leave an indelible impression which forever changes who you are and will become. In my case it was Delta College photography professor Edwin Schwyn, who took an extremely shy little high school girl with an unabashed passion for photography and gave her a breadth and … Continue reading Indelible…

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…