Below find six “new” rules for education journalism, according to me. The best of the lot may be “Include at least 1 item not provided to you, a reaction quote, or lifted from another story.”
Six new rules for education journalism, drafts in no particular order. Disagree. Add more. Pass them along. pic.twitter.com/Vl4k7nS4XJ
— alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) May 7, 2016
Feel free to add your own, or correct mine.
Some others who have already weighed in include former WSJ and Chicago Tribune reporter Stephanie Banchero (“Write more about policy/less about politics“) and former MinnPost writer Beth Hawkins (“No anecdotal ledes based on flak-escorted flash visits to classrooms“).