Despite no longer having an organization or a job or maybe even a desk, former Boston Phoenix staff writer David S. Bernstein (@dbernstein) still managed to break the story that Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino would not run for another term (this is huge news in Boston — physicists have determined that Menino is the city’s Constant).
Bernstein’s feat was celebrated in journalism circles, and some rightly questioned how a man who can land the big scoop remains unemployed:
— Alex Goldstein (@alexjgoldstein) March 28, 2013
And this is when my respect for Bernstein reached a whole new level:
— David S. Bernstein (@dbernstein) March 28, 2013
Key lesson: journalism needs more pajama pants.