By Frank Mungeam, Knight Professor of Practice in TV News Innovation
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University | Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
Words matter. Journalists, of all people, appreciate the power of the reporter’s pen and voice. Yet in newsrooms across the country, we continue to use language that squashes innovation and holds us back from transforming our newsrooms at the pace needed to match the digital disruption around us.
So here’s a New Year’s wish and a challenge to news leaders and storytellers: five culture-killing phrases to stop saying, or at least actively challenge, in the new year