Reporting on the dark side of a profession: Not so cheering cheerleaders

This article is an example of reporting on the unknown¬†aspects of the culture of sports. What is beyond the smiles, sparkly dresses and fit bodies of cheerleaders? Check out the lead, try to find the nut paragraph and identify sources. What did the reporters do well? What may be missing? “Jiggle Tests, Dunk Tanks, and…

The power of storytelling

Stories are powerful. ¬†They stay in our memory shaping our imagination and our identity. And when we share them, stories become something that we “are” and that connect us. Listening, telling and retelling stories make us feel we belong to a community and help us navigate the uncertainties of everyday life. News stories, in particular,…