Posted on July 11th, 2018 By John Culliton
We all put stories through different filters—patrolling for clarity, urgency, pace, meaning, context and more.
The one filter we were all taught on day 1 of journalism school or at our first small market job was that “news is about people.”
At this point, you kinda want to say duh-but instead I’m gonna say oops. As in oops - a lot of our coverage is missing real people. Where have they gone? How can we get them back?
I’ve seen countless newscasts where I can say: