“I know this makes some of you uncomfortable. And I know some of you just want me to sit down and be quiet because I’m 9. But if you want me to stop covering news, then you get off your computers and do something about the news. There, is that cute enough for you?”
—Hilde Kate Lysiak, 9, editor, publisher and reporter, Orange Street News, responding to Facebook criticism about her scoop reporting a neighborhood murder, “9-year-old reporter breaks crime news, posts videos, fires back at critics,” The Washington Post, April 5, 2016 NPR report here.
• Editorial Comment: Yup, pretty cute. Sign that kid up!
Hilde responds on YouTube.
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