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“You know you got it if it makes you feel good.”–Janis Joplin The first thing I learned in journalism school is “question your source.” Is the source reliable? Knowledgable? Are the “facts” being presented scientifically-provable? This standard journalistic practice is especially useful when deciding which of the voices in the chorus of your head to […]

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“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”—Arthur Conan Doyle

“Really, weren’t these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?”—David Levithan I’m a journalist, trained, degreed, the whole nine yards. In fact, I stated my illustrious journalism career at the Kansas City Star, the same newspaper where Ernest Hemingway and Walt Disney started their road to fame. The last few years, […]

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“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”—Arthur Conan Doyle

“Really, weren’t these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?”—David Levithan I’m a journalist, trained, degreed, the whole nine yards. In fact, I stated my illustrious journalism career at the Kansas City Star, the same newspaper where Ernest Hemingway and Walt Disney started their road to fame. The last few years, […]

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