Archive for January, 2009

Write it Yourself: My Advice to Barack Obama

“Obama may have inaugurated a new style in press relations: not the warm embrace, or out in the cold. Neither feed the beast, nor win the week. I will just call it the cool style, and let others more learned in American cool unfold what it means for our president.” (I was on Bill Moyers […]

Help Me Explain Twitter to Eggheads

I have a nifty assignment from Chronicle of Higher Education to write about why I’m on Twitter. Personal essay, 1200 words, for print and online. Wanna help? If you’re on Twitter, tell me what you use it for. “What it’s like, why you do it,” my editor, Karen Winkler, wrote in her instructions. “Don’t expect […]