Important Questions Happen Before Reporting Beings

Goodman, Ellen
June 2002
Nieman Reports;Summer2002, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p86
Presents a discussion with New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston and Amanda Bennett, editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader on the importance of questions in reporting. Questions that they asked themselves when they decide that a story is important; Questions that they wish they had asked; Principles about ways to ask questions that can inform reporting or the way to manage reporters.


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