What to read this weekend

It has been a tumultuous week — media people around the world are mourning the loss of beloved David Carr, media columnist for the New York Times. He was 58 and died in the newsroom — a befitting end to one true champion of all journalism. David was a real journalist and his legacy will and should be — other journalists trying to do what he did so well all his: report with rigor and honesty, write with feeling and authenticity and and absolutely love the job. He shall remain in my memories for rest of my life.

Here are some stories you might want to read this weekend — they are examples of good journalism and great writing.  Continue reading “What to read this weekend”

Here Is What to Read: the Best of the Web

Welcome back to my “Best of the Web” ( previously known as “7 Things to Read This Weekend”) email newsletter. After a long hiatus, we are starting its second season. In its previous incarnation my recommendations were about stepping away from technology and the minutiae of the industry. The new version has no such limitations. I will curate stories, essays, opinions and interviews that I find enlightening and thought-provoking. They help understand the big changes going on in our society. Without much further ado, here is the first set of reading recommendations. Continue reading “Here Is What to Read: the Best of the Web”