Posts filed under ‘Newspapers and magazines’
Sad news from New Orleans: musician Coco Robicheaux died on November 25.
I spent some time with Coco in New York City in late 2005. He landed there for a while after Hurricane Katrina. He was a beguiling man. A friend said, “It sounds like he was a museum of himself.” That’s a good way to put it.
Click through to read a profile of Coco Robicheaux I finished in November 2005. (more…)
With the natural disasters on the rise, any business with a “global presence” ought to think about its global exposure to hurricanes, earthquakes, and other calamities.
Some businesses are better prepared than others, as I found in this feature from the Fall/Winter 2011 issue of One, the magazine for the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
News networks have always had to make compromises to get access to dangerous battle zones. Did they go too far in acquiescing to Israel’s and Hezbollah’s demands during their 2006 war? From CJR Daily.
The premiere of the fifth season of The Wire rekindled a vicious dispute between David Simon and his former editors at the Baltimore Sun. It has gotten personal, but can we learn anything about how we report on our cities from the substance beneath the bickering? Find out in “Secrets of the City,” the cover story from the January/February 2008 issue of Columbia Journalism Review.
To do business is to seize opportunity and evaluate risk—and megacities provide the mother lode of both. This “By the Numbers” piece from Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business’s One Magazine compares Tokyo, São Paulo, and Lagos.