Thunderdome and Journalism

Editor’s note: this post was written in April 2014, but not published until Sept. 2014. This week, company I recently worked for announced it was cutting the ambitious project, Thunderdome. Thunderdome was an attempt to rival the Associated Press, centralize national news efforts for the long list of local papers who are owned by Digital […]

On the train

I haven’t ridden a train in the United States before. In Europe and Asia, trains are the way to move, I found, so that was how I got between cities. Planes and cars are expensive and burdensome, even in the U.S., but you can move enormous amounts of stuff with them. I have to leave […]