Kanye West doesn’t have anything on Matt Johnson.
“Who in the world is Matt Johnson?” you might be wondering. He’s the guy who wrote and recorded a rap entitled “Party Like A Journalist,” based on the title of a witty blog for reporters, created by New Mexico news entrepreneur Christopher Ortiz to “share all the ways that journalists are rock stars.”
Ortiz, the co-founder of an online local news startup called NewsCastic is perhaps better known for his involvement with StuffJournalistsLike.com. If for some reason you haven’t spent lunch breaks and time waiting for interviewees to return your phone calls perusing this site, it has developed an impressive following for successfully making fun of the modern newsroom’s climate while revering what news writers do.
But back to the rap. Read more