A longtime newsman steps down and reflects on his career and the state of the industry he departs. Howard Weaver provides some really interesting takes. He’s a guy I’ve come to know from a series of email exchanges and from us perusing each others’ blogs. Just one of those weird web acquaintances that we’ve all come to take for granted. Too much so.
Howard, if you’re reading, the timing of your retirement couldn’t be worse for me. I was just about to ask you for a job as a columnist. It occurred to me that I knew this big time dude in big time journalism, so what the heck?