Telling the Story Authoritatively

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We may never have as much time reporting a story as we’d like but with some pre-reporting and some good, solid questions we can always find a way to write decisively.
This was last Sunday’s NYT’s Mag cover story, “Coming Out In Middle School,”  and it’s a good one. And here’s a brief interview with the author. What comes across in the story is how well he got to know — and build trust — with his subjects. And also, how slightly “foreign” the whole thing was to him. The reporter, who is young (er), didn’t come out until he was in his 20s.


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