Category Journalism

Today’s Journalism, Social Justice, How to Land on “Meet the Press” — A C-suite Blueprint Radio Roundup

Every now and then I have this fantasy of returning to the radio airwaves (there are occasional dreams along those lines, too). It will never happen. The industry has had too much of the creativity sucked out of it. What I’ve done instead is turn to a series of interviews here known as C-suite Blueprint […]

Journalism Under Siege and the Struggle for Press Freedom

Reporters under attack. Unfounded allegations of “fake news.” Journalism’s reputation bottoming out. What are legitimate news outlets to do? That’s where the National Press Club Journalism Institute (NPCJI) enters the picture. This edition of C-suite Blueprint Radio features a conversation with the institute’s Executive Director Julie Moos. Her organization advocates for a free press by […]

Shocking the Conscience — A Civil Rights Conversation with Carol Booker

This edition of C-suite Blueprint Radio features a conversation with Carol Booker. She is the widow of Simeon Booker, the legendary reporter who was among the first to shine a light on civil rights injustices in the 1950s. Together, they wrote Shocking the Conscience, which draws upon Simeon Booker’s first-hand reports telling the story of […]

The Regional Reporter — An Integral Part of the DC Journalism Landscape

This edition of C-suite Blueprint Radio features a conversation with Jonathan Salant, Washington Correspondent for New Jersey Advance Media. He is also the president of the Regional Reporters Association. That association consists of journalists who cover the nation’s capital for their hometown newspapers, both print and online. Its website notes that members “help each other […]

The Transition from Journalism to Communications

Today on C-suite Blueprint Radio I interview Alan Bjerga. I’ve known Alan for over a decade, first as the agricultural reporter for Bloomberg News and as president of the National Press Club. He’s also the author of Endless Appetites. In 2018, he made the transition from life as a reporter to a career in communications. […]

A Reporter’s Glossary: Journalistic Terms of Art

Every profession has its own jargon and terms of art. Reporters are no different. Top communications executives need to understand the lingo and be capable of translating it for their C-suite and other spokespeople. Confusion — It’s Such a Terrible Shame To help in that regard, I’ve just published a position paper titled, “A Reporter’s […]

Who Do You Trust?

Editor’s note: The coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, and is likely to endure for weeks and months. The C-suite Blueprint blog will continue to publish information I hope you find useful today and in the future, whatever that may hold. Your comments are always welcome in the “Leave a Reply” box below. For the 20th […]