Lesson From The Parkland Teens: Ask The Hard Questions

“The teens went for the jugular, without fear of losing access to sources or being insufficiently deferential. Journalists should learn from this.”

One of the more powerful observations in this great piece from Poynter, about how today’s digital and media-savvy teens are not in awe of politicians and ask the kind of questions that reporters at every level should be asking.

Have you ever been hesitant to ask a hard question of a politician, for fear that he or she wouldn’t take your calls in the future?

Posted by Tim Morrissey