Me at Columbia

by Peter Rojas

col1.jpg Jill snapped this pic of me chatting it up with Sree at the Columbia School of Journalism last night. That's actually my resume up on screen behind us, a lot of people there wanted to understand why I'd ditched a career in journalism for the life of a blogger.

UPDATE: I stupidly deleted their comment while killing some comment spam (still getting the hang of WordPress), but someone asked if being a blogger meant that I was still technically a journalist. I suppose it depends on how broadly or narrowly you define both "blogging" and "journalism", but the questuion I believe the audience was asking was with respect to why and how I ended up giving up what looked like a "safe" career in traditional magazine and newspaper journalism for a full-time career as a blogger.