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

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:


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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.)