A journalist hero is something to be

Matt Waite, a journalist turned data guy, has a new job as a “news technologist” in St. Pete. He’s one of the people behind Politifact.

For more on his work, see Innovate This.

The point is this:
Learning new technology is not just about advancing your career or keeping your job. It’s about using all the available tools in order to make a difference in the world.

(Dec. 3 note: The post at Innovate This originally held an embedded YouTube video of Green Day singing, “A Working Class Hero Is Something To Be.” However, the post then began to give a “We’re sorry, the video is no longer available” message. I’ve seen the same message recently on another site. So instead of offering you something that’s not there, the link is now gone. My apologies. If you want the music, search sorry YouTube. They’re not the only media without permalinks, I know, and it is indeed sorry.)

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