Striking a balance when the facts are cloudy

I liked the following story by Al Baker, a New York Times cop reporter, who put together a Nov. 14 police-shooting story with additional reporting feeds from five colleagues. It's a model for the [...]

Squeeeeeez it!

Most of us would say the same whiny thing if asked to do a profile in 400 words: "Whhhhaaaaaaa! I can't capture a life in 400 words!" But suppose you took it upon yourself to see if your [...]

Going Deeper

If I were your editor, you'd probably ask for another one because I have this obnoxious habit of dropping on a reporter's desk a copy of a story that makes me think about life in a more complex [...]