Journalist-as-a-brand: Good or bad?

Mike Allen. Nate Silver. Brian Stelter. David Carr. Anderson Cooper. They’re all big names in the media industry, partially thanks to their personal brands. Journalistic value and credibility were once the responsibility of overarching news outlets, but in the digital age, more attention is being paid to the “who” rather than the “where” – as…

Start-up founders advocate entrepreneurship

Focus on your customers. That was just one takeaway from start-up founders Laura Lorek and Robert Niles’ ONA session “Just-the-Right-Size Enterprise AMA” Thursday. The Q&A was moderated by Tom Davidson of PBS Digital. Niles, who started themeparkinsider.com, advocated for being an entrepreneur and told the audience not to fear entrepreneurship. Journalists have the skills to…