The work of journalists is telling other people’s stories. It’s what we do every day. Why then are we so uncomfortable telling our own stories?

Maybe it’s because we learned in journalism school that it’s not about us, but about our subjects and our readers instead. Maybe we’re just shy. (I’ve heard from many of my newspaper colleagues that part of the reason they chose this field is they did not want to be in front of a camera.)

In March, in our newsroom at The Day, we knew the coronavirus was going to affect our company, but we didn’t…

Peter Huoppi

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