The news business
I was in an uncomfortable chair sitting through another boring quarterly meeting led by our publisher and his PowerPoint deck.
Some astute member of the newsroom had coined the nickname “Mojo” for him, partly as a play on his name, but more as a comment on his dreary lack of charisma. It was all EBITAs and P&Ls.
Well, not so much Ps as Ls.
He showed a 10-year chart of company earnings and it looked like an EKG right before the nurse called for a crash cart. I returned from the meeting, and a newsroom friend asked how it... More