In no particular order:
- "Thomas Merton on Social Media?" --- a 20th-century Trappist monk wonders about "they who have nothing to express [yet] are continually expressing themselves".
- "It's Not About Networking, It's About Community" --- Mridu Khullar thinks "writers are the most generous people on the planet. Well, most of them anyway."
- Granta offers advice on "How to Write About Africa" (via an old college friend on Facebook) --- read it with your tongue firmly in cheek.
- Salon.com's Cary Tennis answers the question "Why teach journalism if newspapers are dying?" --- "Teach them how to find out what is true and what is hidden, and how to say it so others can understand what it means and why it is important."