A writer-editor-teacher’s quote of the week #42

After reading Hanna Rosin’s recent piece in The New Republic about meeting with Stephen Glass after many years, I wanted to share this video clip as my “quote of the week.” A good writer or editor knows a little bit about a lot of things, and this dramatization provides a good demonstration of how a modern, tech-savvy editor, researcher or journalist can do a fact check, sometimes without even looking things up. (I show this this movie to my students when we study nonfiction.)

 

 

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