memeburn :: Explanatory journalism may seem like a redundant concept. All journalism “explains” some or other sequence of events. But whether on Twitter or on TV, the news always leaves some of our most basic questions unanswered: What the hell is subprime mortgage lending, how does collective bargaining work, what’s actually wrong with Steve Jobs?
Explanatory journalism closes the gap
The reality of our 24-hour news cycle is that many, if not most people come into a story long after it’s begun, and without the context to understand it in full.
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