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Month January 2010

The Guardian’s editor gives the definitive speech on online newspapers

The Guardian‘s editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger gave a speech that covers everything you need to know. Did you know that the Guardian is the second-most read English-language newspaper online? I didn’t. If The New York Times moves to a pay wall model in 2011 as planned, the Guardian will be heir to the top spot. No […]

My print clips from Budget Travel

I’ve appeared in the print edition of Budget Travel. Literally: Check out the September 2009 article “Indestructible Gear? We’ll See About That.” In the photos illustrating the article, you’ll see me twice: once on a bicycle and once behind the wheel of a car. (Click link to download file as a PDF.) I had pitched […]

R.I.P. Nancy Lee Head, my favorite activist

Two days after I received a card from her in response to mine, Nancy Lee Head passed away at her home in Arlington, Va. It was startling to find out the news. She had been doing fine! Nancy Lee was the most inspirational activist I’ve ever met. I find myself wanting to paraphrase some words […]