With all this talk about “fake news,” here’s a great article on how real open journalism can lead to breakthrough stories.

Specifically:
1) declare that you are going to do something and you are looking for sources
2) make your notebooks and learning curve visible
3) …

And read the article:

https://medium.com/de-correspondent/reader-engagement-shell-4bb6d0b8fb84?source=userActivityShare-8c500f7e883e-1489331687

Thanks for following,
Dak

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Ignorance is a position

It’s just not a defensible one.

Ignorance is especially fatal to:
1. Attempts to win through intimidation,
2. Appeals to one’s own authority, and
3. Relationships with other people.

I keep trying to come up with examples from my career, but I don’t want to embarrass the people involved. I’m sure you know some people who fit this mold, and it’s a hard thing to fight when it seems to succeed. (Trump is one such unfortunate example.)

Dak