Ever Notice How Everyone Is A “Pro”?

Have you ever encountered folks who are suddenly professional at whatever topic is at hand? They are pro web designers since they took an html class back in 1986. They are professional marketers and have all of the answers on trends and branding. They are DJ's because they can point and click a file. They are IT professionals because they can now spell "computer". As humans, we're pretty bad at judging our own abilities. From exercising to our sense of [...]

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Portland Town Hall to Address Dangerous Amateur Journalism

‘Uberization’ of broadcast news threatens longtime standards Portland broadcast news has a legacy of professionalism, setting the standard for the industry. But a new trend in amateur journalism is threatening safety, jobs and the overall quality of reporting in the city and its surrounding communities, all for the sake of corporate profits. The future of the industry will be discussed at a town hall meeting on July 27 to decide whether we will “Uberize” the news or trust the professionals that now [...]

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