Miscellaneous Archive

Overuse Of The C-Word

Posted July 11, 2019 by Bill Wheelhouse

“Crisis? What Crisis?”  was the name of a Supertramp album back in the 70’s.   Now that I’ve shown my age, lets talk about how everything seems to be a crisis.

Perhaps it’s time to give the word a vacation or at least reduce its use.

While the uses of the word “crisis” most often fits one of the dictionary definitions of the word,  More  

Avoiding The Rewrite Blues

Posted February 12, 2019 by Bill Wheelhouse

We can all work to improve our news writing. As our friend Ken Keller noted several years ago, we can also work on our rewriting.   The suggestions below are excerpted from a column Ken used to write in INBA Tune IN.  Thanks Ken!

We do a lot of quick writing in this deadline crunch business of broadcast news,  More  

Does Your Newsroom Need More Unity? Some Games That Might Help.

Posted December 11, 2018 by Bill Wheelhouse

And our Tip Of The Week

Whether you are a reporter or manager, you probably feel at times like your newsroom is rudderless and lacking a clear sense of direction.   It happens almost everywhere.  Goal setting and the  related discussions often help in these instances.    Maybe you would like to get the news staff on the same page.   More