Wheat and chaff. Take the best information that a source provides, sift out the chaff, and voila! You have useful information.
The headline two quotes above are from the old tag line of the NYTimes, which brought the industry the sensationalistic “The Cold, Hard Lessons of Mobile Home U. The second is the new tag line from the Washington Post, which brought the industry this year another bittersweet report, that opened with the words, “A Once Obscure Office at HUD…”
The industry doesn’t need hyperbole to make its case. What it needs are reality checks, a healthy does of moxie, and the profit motive via honestly sold goods and services.
Trade journalism is a sister to mainstream journalism, but with a significant difference. The thoughtful trade journalist is arguably trying to tell their industry’s story, in a way that advances the cause of the industry being covered. The trade journalist should know their industry, better than outsiders do.
The new featured articles for August, and latest reports are lnked below. It starts with the special Masthead, as shown.\
For billions of souls who believe, since the time Cain killed his brother Able, history records how dark emotions and desires have motivated some to harm or
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