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How the journalistic sausage gets made

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 28, 2011

Over at Forbes, Susannah Breslin is documenting the process that she goes through as she works on a story.

I’m neither Woodward nor Bernstein. This doesn’t mean I am a lousy journalist. This means that I am a certain kind of journalist. Basically, who I am as a journalist is who I am as a person. I am an observer. I am not a run-after-you-with-a-mic-in-your-face type of journalist. I am a get-out-of-the-way-and-the-story-will-present-itself-to-you type of journalist.

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