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Help yourself: 10 questions to ask

The final strategy of our “Think Like an Editor” book ends with “Strategy 50: Keep Asking Questions.” We chose that ending because, as we wrote, it’s a theme of the entire book: “Good journalists – passionate ones – ask the right questions.” We firmly believe: “Questions are liberating, not confining. They release your creativity and […]

Add value on the Web: Video

In our video this week, we allude to a recent classroom discussion about “adding value” on the Web. Most of the ideas for Web elements to complement print stories were good, but they were incredibly ambitious. Most would have required hours of production time, as well as quite a newsroom skill set. Certainly, most of […]