May you always trust your gut

MAY you … For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “ Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later This wish is one you must personalize. First […]

How can you recognize a good lead?

Anyone who publishes stories, whether a brief or a long-form piece, must develop an instinct for what makes a good lead. In places where editors do the publishing, they are ultimately responsible. Sometimes this means coaching writers to improve their leads. Other times it means staying out of the way of writers who already possess […]