Category Archive: Journalism

Why Bad News is Good News

My grandfather, C. Alan Baker, passed away Monday morning at 81 years old. For 34 years, Al worked as news director of Brown Newspapers and editor of The Messenger, Baldwinsville’s weekly newspaper. In… Continue reading

Facebookers Anonymous

My name is Chris, and I’m addicted to Facebook. It’s been eight days since my last login. Until this time last year, I was just a recreational user: an update here, a photo… Continue reading

The realities of rock journalism

For my last semester in the Goldring Arts Journalism program at Newhouse I’m required to write a paper on a particular journalist in my field (music). I chose Neil Strauss, for reasons outlined… Continue reading