80s pop band Missing Persons said it best when they opined . . .
At the very least that was a good song that had a good beat and was easy to dance too . . . Far less interesting but still important . . . So many local newsies attempting to spark donations by way of navel gazing and making customers consider the consequences of trolling their friends & family as Facebook's fortunes fade.
Here's more insight on the topic from one the many prog blogs attempting to replace the newspaper:
"By asking thoughtful questions and practicing engaged listening, journalists can unearth aspects of conflict that make it more interesting and productive."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
There is a term that you are starting to see show up more - "complicating the narrative." Complicating the narratives is a framework for changing that emphasizes two key things. First, it calls on journalists to ask different kinds of questions, questions that help get below the surface of what’s driving conflict.