It’s time to get out there and practice confident journalism

Romenesko Letters
Forrest Brown recalls his days as a teenaged hand-wringing nerd. “I went off to college, learned a little something about thickening your skin and doing what you know in your gut is right,” he writes. “In fact, I learned some of that in, of all things, journalism classes. The newspaper industry in 2005 is that hand-wringing nerd. And it’s time to get over it. … We need to quit letting these self-absorbed, biased, agenda-obsessed critics send us into paroxysms of self-doubt and public crying jags.”

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