Think Like an Editor blog by Steve Davis and Emilie Davis, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

Make the best use of quotes — encore

By · Friday, July 11th, 2014

Quotes bring life to a story. They inspire, inform, enlighten and engage us. They bring the voices of others to us.

There is an art to including “real people” in stories. It takes insight, patience and thinking.

To that end, we are sharing a previously published post: “‘Real People’ Quotes: We Can Do Better.”

First published in January 2010, the key takeaways are:

Check out the post for more tips on how to get real people into your stories in effective ways.

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