USA Today Encourages Journalists to Pepper Reporting With Personality
Posted: 4/25/2013 | By: Editors Weblog
Forget journalistic objectivity, USA Today told
its editorial team. The newspaper is asking reporters to pepper their
writing with personality and offer unique perspectives to news,
Publisher Larry Kramer said.
“We went to the staff and said, ‘You know, for 30 years you’ve been told to write the same way,’” he said at the Ad Age Digital Conference last week, Alex Kantrowitz reported. “We really want you to have a unique stand on how you write.”