Valentine’s Day plus “journospeak” equals meme-worthy fun

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Want to send Valentine’s Day love to your favorite journalist? Or maybe you are a reporter looking for some roll-your-eyes inside humor?

The journalism blog 1000 Words gives you what you are searching for,  with the 2014 version of the annual journo/Valentine’s Day trope. And this year, they are trying their darnedest to make them “meme worthy.”

Using some of the latest in “journo speak,” the site offers nine different Valentines for Journalists.

And for those who didn’t feel the love in this batch, reporter Meranda Adams is asking for comments and suggestions for next year — just hit the big Twitter machine with the hashtag #journolove.

Here are the 2014 Valentines for Journalists, courtesy of 10,000 Words at


Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.