Top tip: Give your audience a break(out)

not teaching,still THINKING … Stuck on a story idea? It happens. But when news breaks or even when covering routine events, here is a good way to generate ideas, provide important information and involve your audience at the same time. It’s called a breakout. And it works because it provides a point of entry for […]

Learn to present data as visuals

As we’ve said before in this space and also in our book, “It’s a visual world.” A story in today’s New York Times, under the headline, “When the Data Struts Its Stuff,” is yet another example. And it happens to be relevant to me and students in my advanced editing class this semester. The students […]