Critical thinking key to clear, concise writing

From MushyTaters on Morguefile

Journalists know well the importance of avoiding “officialese” when writing. That is, they know they should avoid using the same vocabulary as their sources and instead write using words that make their message as clear and concise as possible.

This article takes this to the next step by suggesting that critical thinking is the key to writing with clarity and precision.

Key quote from the article: “Is this the best way we can characterize [something] based on the facts we have?”