Top Stories

Thursday, August 1

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. Reporters on their "aha" moments
    How they learned to get sources to talk and the best way to write an ending.
  2. Where the media errs in coverage of LGBTQ politicians
    Journalists should be better informed about sexual identity.
  3. Audiences are (finally) paying more attention to climate stories
    Data shows that stories about climate change are good for business.
  4. Hear about our initiative to improve reporting around climate change
    More than 60 news outlets have agreed to join the cause.
  5. The frustrating persistence of Lance Armstrong 
    One might expect his doping scandal to rule out a career as a commentator. It hasn't.
  6. Viral Facebook post highlights problem with national coverage of mass shootings
    The Gilroy shooting is a reminder of the media’s swarm problem.
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