Summer camp for journalists

When hosting German journalists, it’s important to confirm their worst stereotypes about America. I suspect a rousing round of skeet shooting during a weekend at Airlie Convention Center fit the bill. Our thoughtful range guides offered instruction in handling semi-automatic shotguns against the backdrop of Virginia’s stunning scenery while the Germans discussed the composition of the […]

Meeting die Deutschen

I can’t work like this! Classic example of a Silicon Valley problem at SFO.  This week I flew to DC to meet the other German and American journalists switching sides of the Atlantic to work in foreign newsrooms on an Arthur F. Burns fellowship this summer. After the program orientation, I’ll take a crash-course in German in […]

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