Tag "sources"

How to Navigate Off-the-Record Requests

Questions about material delivered by anonymous sources have fueled recent political stories. But off-the-record promises are

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How to Vet Story Sources

Years ago a PR person pitched his “Fortune 500” client to me. Having never heard of

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Reporter’s Refresher: Fact-Checking Pointers

In the fast-paced digital newsroom it’s easy to forget one of the most critical basics  in

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5 Tips To Survive The Nightmare of Holiday Travel

  Passenger stress goes sky high during the busy holiday travel season. In the first of

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Airports, Big Energy Users, Look to Solar Power

Airports are big users of energy. They need power to run everything from runway lights to

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Now taking off: new runways

  Runway construction is big business for the country’s airports, as both a driver of jobs

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Airport restaurants get a major upgrade

I’m of an age when I remember when airport eateries were utilitarian affairs, where you were lucky

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Who actually pays for airport WiFi?

Anyone who has traveled in the past year knows that WiFi in airports varies wildly. There

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When sources say stupid things

Friends don’t let friends write drunk, unless one is at the Algonquin Round Table. But what

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8 quick ways around the single-source story

You often have to put up with me railing against the single-source story.But this press-release “journalism,”

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