Alas. It's not that news hasn't been happening since my last post . . . it's that it's been getting done! And delightfully so by a few aspiring reporters from the next generation I've watched develop over the past few months. Check out the Gordon College News Service, now in its second year and one of many new partnerships springing up between community newspapers and local colleges.
If good journalism is to continue, such partnerships will be crucial to insuring the integrity of the profession for the public trust. That term—the public trust—is one I've been thinking about lately. Email me and let me know how you would define it.