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Maybe there really is no such thing as a dumb question

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorSometimes, I worry that my job has made me too suspicious of the world around me. As a journalist and an editor, not only do I find facts for reporting the news, but I also question the facts and scrutinize them carefully to make sure that they’re correct – and that they make sense in the bigger-picture scheme of a story. It’s difficult to accept many things at face value, because I want to know the who, what, where, when, why and how.  My newsroom colleagues and I have been accused at times of questioning everything – and that’s OK, because we do.

At other times, I’m also thankful for my questioning nature, because it comes in handy in terms of not being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who, unfortunately, are a fact of life. Continue reading ‘Maybe there really is no such thing as a dumb question’


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