By Frank Smyth, July 1, 2011, Montana Journalism Review
Practicing journalism in a smaller, riskier world By Frank Smyth I’m old enough to have handled Moveable type — long, rectangular pieces of steel or lead with a letter, character, number, punctuation mark or space forged at one end. In 1976, at 15, I had a part-time job as a letterpress clerk at my hometown
By Frank Smyth, April 7, 2011, The Comittee to Protect Journalists
The garden city between the mountains and the sea founded by Vikings in 871 cast an historic hue over the discussion. Journalists from nearly every continent gathered this past weekend to discuss journalist security issues in a hotel in Tønsberg, Norway, outside of which a replica of a Viking ship was being constructed.