You remember that old colloquialism, I’ll Eat My Hat, if… Last week I was talking about how important it is for the press to cover OTHER news, you know, news that MATTERS. I was, wait for it, another colloquialism, Called to the Mat, for saying any tidbit about the President Elect should be considered news. But I humbly disagreed.
As a human, I care about the President of the United States, but as a reporter, there are much more important stories to report.
Truth is power and journalists have a duty which has been lost in our work.
My boss is difficult. We've all been there! Don't leave, learn to partner with the difficult boss instead. Smile and forge ahead. You won't be sorry.
Ego: My point here is we've all worked with these people, yes? Some days I still do. You know that person who wants you to feel bad about yourself because they feel bad about themselves.
Someone I hired and fired, got hired and tried to fire me.
Within about 2 weeks of things really rolling I found out I was being cyber-stalked. Turns out there was a solo anchor, excuse me, "Senior Anchor" (Sr. for simplicity), already in place. (And I am not one for titles, the name of my last company was "Whatever", it really was!) Plus, I thought, I can have personal views that don't spill into my work on social media, and the Group PD seemed to agree. But when I say it never stopped… for 18 months, IT.NEVER.STOPPED. From that first day after I found out Sr. was Googling me, peeling down my Facebook and lurking at LinkedIn too. If I looked at the same (to try to understand this fascination), they reported ME as stalking them. What in the actual ….?