i’ll be a panelist at the national press club on the morning of april 3 for “New Trends in Electronic Media.” joining me will be Steve Dolge, WTOP’s Internet Operations Manager and Amy Eisman, Director of Writing Programs at American University’s School of Communication. the panel is part of a morning workshop titled “Connecting Reporters and Sources.” details after the jump….

Cold but sunny this weekend, Sunday involved an afternoon jaunt to the park so the boys could ride bikes and burn off some energy. As we were pulling the bikes out of the garage, an old friend caught my eye: Leaning on the wall next to my surf board that has gone unused since we moved here was my ancient, faded, scuffed up Powell Peralta skateboard, the last one I bought, which survived largely unthrashed because I got it the same year I got my driver’s license. Yes, I still have it… and more importantly, why don’t you still have yours? So I shot some WD40 into the bearing casings and said the boys, let’s go play. They peddled off[…]