Don't even think about asking Houston Chronicle's arts/society writer about his job!

Gawker.com
"I know this is going to sound catty, cranky and misanthropic," Douglas Britt says in an e-mail to his sources. "But PLEASE STOP ASKING what it's like covering society, how do I do it all, how many times I go out a week, if I'm having fun, when do I sleep, etc. The answer, which will never change, is that doing both is like trying to thread a needle while swatting flies -- all while being shot out of a cannon. Now you know."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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