Things to know about dating a journalist
So in an effort to ensure a well-reported future, we’ve culled a list of the most important terms every digital journalist—or wannabe—should know.As one of the most basic digital terms, SEO (search engine optimization) has been around since the advent of online research.My phone pinged again: “So can you do your recon thing?
“You never know when your story might present itself,” was her motto.
It was only after that breakup that apps like Tinder and Bumble and Hinge entered the picture.
Whether I met these men online or “in real life,” I realized right away that even awful dates with seemingly ill-fated matches (don’t get me started on the archeology professor who was arrested on a field trip for making a bomb threat in a cave), there was always the challenge of figuring out the facts about a person – and uncovering a good story in the process.
And when they do it, I see people – shop clerks, strangers at cocktail parties, Uber drivers – relax around them and open up.
Writers know that asking questions and creating an atmosphere of interest and trust is crucial to getting a source to talk.