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by CareyBot

My writing tends to have a read-between-the-lines style. Many get it, and I was reminded recently that some don't. So today I will be as clear as a San Diego/Santa Ana day. This is about journalism and its many flavors, be it citizen blogger or professionally trained student of the medium. It is about authority and responsibility, and about how the two don't always coexist. It is about the learning curveballs that technology and our new ways of socializing have thrown us, and about how we are reacting to them. All of us are living in a time of turbulence and uncertainty. What started as a housing crisis has evolved (or perhaps revealed itself) as something much deeper and far-reaching. There is little joy in Mudville. From my industry to yours, from high-income, white-collar execu...