Journalism & Ghostwriting
Below are representative journalism articles, op/eds, blogs and other thought-leadership that I published under my own byline, or ghostwrote on behalf of senior executives, which ran in leading mainstream business or industry-related news outlets.
Op-Ed: How an antitrust trial could reshape the books we read — and who writes them
Last November, the Department of Justice sued to stop the proposed merger of two of the country’s largest publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. At the time, U.S. Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland said: “If the world’s largest book publisher is permitted to acquire one of its biggest rivals, it will have unprecedented control over this important indus
Commentary: School board elections have far-reaching consequences
What Amazon Has Done to Books: An Interview with Mark McGurl, PhD
Thoughts on Redesigning Health Care: Aligning Incentives to Drive Innovation
Op/Ed: Why are there still 800,000 uninsured Arizonans when no- and low-cost options exist?
Despite Arizona’s strong economic growth, we rank among the worst states for the number of adults and children with health insurance.
The statistics don’t demonstrate the adverse effects of going without health coverage. Uninsured people are more likely
Some Thoughts on Cancel Culture
Opinion | The Justice Department’s move to block a major publishing merger supports authors — and the marketplace of ideas
Automating patient engagement can improve national roll-out of Covid-19 booster vaccine
Five PR Tools Every Writer Should Know About
Aa thought leader essentially possesses expertise in one or more areas. For example, a poet heavily influenced by the works of Rita Dove or Nikki Giovanni can and should position themself as someone who can speak about Dove or G
The Benefits (and Limits) of Publishing with a University Press
The list runs on, offering a rich mix of history, fiction, poetry, science, mystery, and humor--some books you may have read long ago, others you've never heard of--selected by members of the Association of University Presses (AUPresses), and not a dissertation or monograph in sight.
Voting Rights for All: A Profile of Suffragist Lucy Stone
Blog Post: Providing Unsurpassed Quality Care
2020 Predictions for Virtual Care
Appalachia Comes to Dutchess County
When Fluffy Meets Tiger: Introducing a Second Animal into Your Home
How Do We Get Through Such Difficult Times for Authors?
Elder Abuse Must Be Confronted
Why the Penn State Scandal Happened -- and How to Keep Other Scandals From Happening
When the CEO Can't Let Go
Case study I wrote for HBR about the importance of advance planning and the need to develop a tenable, workable process for choosing a company's top leadership position.