Kevin Reilly

If this doesn’t sound like Dayton news organizations…

Seth Godin lists the 12 pitfalls of cable news. If this doesn’t sound like the local news to you, you’re not paying attention. Cable news thinking has nothing to do with fires or with politics. Instead, it amplifies the worst elements of emotional reaction: Focus on the urgent instead of the important. Vivid emotions and Read More

Just say no to editorial boards at newspapers

I had high hopes after leaving the latest meeting with the Dayton Daily News editorial board– thinking that they would be as thoroughly disappointed  as I was with the incumbents’ flat and meaningless answers, and deer-in-the-headlights responses to questions about large campaign donations, and either not endorse, or choose change over the same old, same Read More