Monday, April 18, 2016

Never Assume

For my reporting students

“As a journalist, I’ve learned never to assume anything. Don’t assume a fact you’ve read comes from a reliable source. Don’t assume that your readers know all the details of a complicated topic you’re writing. And today I learned you shouldn’t just assume that the leader of your country doesn’t have a thorough knowledge of quantum computing.” 

—Loren Grush, reporter, “Canadian prime minister schools journalist in how quantum computing works,” The Verge, April 15, 2016

Editorial Comment: Isn’t that just basic head of state stuff?

PeezPix by Ted Pease

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