We’ve been directed by above to create a new web-based publication in addition to the traditional paper we already produce, which in itself isn’t that bad (except for the fact that it is more work). What is bad is micromanagement by those who don’t know journalism or military public affairs. Although this problem stems from being in the military and not working in journalism.
I think it was Friedrich Nietzsche who said, “That which does not kill me makes me stronger,” and I’ve tried to make it my mantra during this time. I shared that with a co-worker, and he told me his addendum ”... or leave me permanently maimed or scarred!”