George Solomon on Sports Reporting During COVID-19
Mar 30, 2020

George Solomon on Sports Reporting During COVID-19

George Solomon acknowledges the difficulties of producing a sports section during the COVID-19 pandemic but says there is still some solid sports writing worth reading.

George Solomon considers the perils of social media
Feb 17, 2020

George Solomon considers the perils of social media

The warning every semester to Merrill College students regarding their use of social media is simple: “What you put out there stays there.” But in this era of the 24-7 news cycle, social media presents increasingly complex challenges.

George Solomon reflects on the legacy of David Stern
Jan 8, 2020

George Solomon reflects on the legacy of David Stern

Former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died Jan. 1, “challenged many journalists and we were better for it,” Povich Center director George Solomon writes.

Solomon Weighs in on Astros Incident with Taubman
Nov 4, 2019

Solomon Weighs in on Astros Incident with Taubman

George Solomon asks if the incident with Houston Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman will lead to improvements in the locker rooms for women sportswritiers.

Despite Industry Woes, Good Journalism Sill Exists
Aug 12, 2019

Despite Industry Woes, Good Journalism Sill Exists

George Solomon breaks down a tough few weeks in the journalism industry and offers advice to Merrill College students as they prepare for the new school year.