Posts Tagged ‘Journalism Rules’
Rule No. 56: All heroes are “unsung” up until the moment they appear on morning network television.
Rule No. 55: A person is “well-known” if spell-check doesn’t underline his or her name in red.
Rule No. 54: “At first glance” means we started with this lede, but the reporting didn’t pan out.
Rule No. 52: All suburbs are “leafy.” They always have “well-manicured lawns.”
Rule No. 51: When we describe something as “cutting edge,” we mean we don’t know how it works.
Rule No. 50: If the bullet wound is anywhere above the shoulders, the victim was shot “execution style.”