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Writing will never earn you a paycheck. Only rewriting can do that. Scribble all you want, just be sure and scrub up really well afterward.
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ESPN should find ways to cover the Trayvon Martin story rather than become part of it | Poynter.

ESPN should find ways to cover the Trayvon Martin story rather than become part of it | Poynter. | Scribble and Scrub | Scoop.it

"This is a basic tenet of journalism that is becoming lost in this day of social media – also known as slacktivism. It feels good to join a popular movement by slapping a bumper sticker on your car or wearing your heart on your sleeve. But with a little work, and a little self-restraint, journalists can do so much more."

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The Fatal Flaw of the Storyteller | Psychology Today

The Fatal Flaw of the Storyteller | Psychology Today | Scribble and Scrub | Scoop.it

Your memory changes every time you tell a story. By Nate Kornell, Ph.D....

 

"A recent New York Times series revealed a lot about Apple's manufacturing process in China. Although the articles were fascinating, they weren't full of drama or poignant moments. They weren't stories. This American Life ran the opposite sort of story. Mike Daisey, a storyteller adopting the guise of a journalist, told about his own investigation of Apple. His story was chock full of dramatic moments. It was also full of lies.

To their credit, This American Life put together an amazing show chronicling in graphic detail what went wrong."

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