What overused buzzwords would you strike from the industry? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Considering the ongoing dirge for the printed word and the fact that many news sites now seem to feature more videos than stories, it’s easy for an ink-stained wretch and devoted bibliophile like myself to become discouraged. So it was heartening to receive kind words from so many of you regarding my recent column about the power of language and the bravery of those who defend and protect it. It was a nice reminder that there are many left who value words.

Sure, the main selling point of the new iPhone X appears to be singing cats and poop emojis, but on the bright side, independent bookstores are experiencing a resurgence. Plus, Twitter upped their character count to 280. That has to be worth something, right?

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and BenefitsPRO.com. He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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