The Daily’s EIC, Jesse Angelo, rallying the troops and pretty much defining good reportering. Aw jeez, someone find me my copy of All the President’s Men.
We need to get out there and start finding more compelling stories from around the country—not just scraping the web and the wires, but getting out on the ground and reporting. Find me an amazing human story at a trial the rest of the media …
Tom Robbins will always have a special place in my heart, partly because of a yelling match we once got into about Mike Lacey; partly because he sat three feet behind me when I worked at the Voice and you’ve never eavesdropped on a conversation until you’ve heard the almost daily one wherein Robbins picks up his ringing phone and goes “Eeeyy, Jimmy, what’s the news?” and he means Breslin; but mostly because the guy could have been running the place and still had theclass to take me out to lunch—or bring it to me for chrissakes.