Writing as a reporter, a Citizen Journalist, requires a cool touch that can be hard to make exciting.  That’s probably why it’s not all that popular on the internet.  Most of the writing that we see in a political or newsworthy context isn’t writing to inform but to convince.  It usually runs hotter with an urgency that propels the story forward easily.  It may be a lot of fun to write, but it is even harder to do well.  Writing to convince is a kind of organizing that has its own sense of quality.  This is my attempt at defining it.

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