Category Archives: News reporting

Local reporting matters most, even when national media try to co-opt the narrative

This is why local journalism matters, sometimes more so on stories that attract national attention — and where America thinks everything is resolved when attention is diverted elsewhere. The local reporters don’t take off to the next big thing; rather, they … Continue reading

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Some quick reminders about writing news, sports stories

I’ve been evaluating news stories for classes the past few days, correcting and commenting about several repeated weaknesses in stories. Here are a few suggestions that I just passed along to my students.

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