It wasn’t a good week for journalism.
BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and Gannett unceremoniously cut about 1,000 media jobs. One of them was my editor at USA Today.
The mass layoffs are enough to make you wonder: What happens when the watchdogs, many of whom are performing an important job of keeping you safe from predatory businesses, are euthanized?
Read more “What to do when a thousand points of light go out”
If you’re like me, you’ve probably forgotten the New Year’s resolutions you made a few days ago — or are at least thinking about forgetting them.
Maybe the 20,000 steps you vowed to take every day are closer to 10,000 this weekend. Maybe ice cream is back on the dessert menu. (Oh, you saw us over at Nami in Phoenix on Saturday? The kids made me do it.)
Read more “How to actually keep your New Year’s resolutions”
No two ways about it: 2018 was the best year ever for our consumer advocacy site and organization.
And I’m not just talking about the numbers. Read more “Here’s why 2018 was the best year ever”
This isn’t another “holiday greetings” message from your favorite consumer advocate. You probably have enough holiday emails cluttering your inbox already. Instead, let me just say “Happy Advocacy.”
Read more “This is not another holiday greeting from your favorite consumer advocate”
The help requests are waiting for me every morning when I open my laptop. These people need a rescue.
Read more “Need a rescue?”