Monthly Archives: April 2013

Last week, in Boston…

What do you do as a news consumer when big news breaks? Do you turn to your Twitter feed for the ebb and flow (and maybe even the flotsam and jetsam) in a sea of information? Do you turn to … Continue reading

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Trust your gut, and be human

We talked in class today about sensationalism and how high-profile news events, like Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line, can bring out the worst — and the best — in journalism. My take on reporting on events like … Continue reading

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What we talk about when we talk about ‘voice’

Before the break, when we talked about story structure and organization, I said something about about how a compelling voice can act on the reader like a spirit guide to the story (although I am sure I didn’t use exactly … Continue reading

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