That Press Conference, Aptronyms, and Something About Stories: this week on Fresh Powder

Sideshow #1 Well, per expectation, things got weird at Trump’s press conference last week. He lambasted the media and called Buzzfeed garbage for publishing an unverified dossier about his conduct in Russia (because that kind of reaction proves…

The SNO Report: Distinguished Sites Update

It’s on. 2017 is in full swing, SNO’s Distinguished Sites program is open for business, and you guys are really bringing it this year. Badge submissions opened just two months ago, but already we’ve handed out 63. 63! Submissions are coming…

Ethics, Freedom of Expression and Mind-Boggling Brutality: this week on Fresh Powder

The Ethically Invisibile Trauma is a thing. So is PTSD. Journalists witness and report on trauma everyday, and if they’re worth their salt, they do it ethically (though the handling of trauma reporting is a skill that is woefully under-taught,…