Mitch Albom: “Note to journalism students: at some level we’re all in this for the ego, or we’d be doing dentistry in Darfur. Albom’s level of ego involvement might be best measured by the ‘Official Mitch Albom Website’ at Mitchalbom.com. It lists eight categories of Mitch Albom-centric availabilities: ‘Books. Journalism & Sports. Film & TV. Radio & Music. Theater. Service. Discussion. Bio.'” The newspaper industry. Sigh. Mitch Albom (aka “Poofy haired Gnome”) keeps walking away with awards even though his column hasn’t been a must-read for 15 years. [National Sports Journalism Center]
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