News Values vrs Personal Experience

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

On Sunday, I should have been flying back from a conference in Portugal. Instead, I spent the day with an American friend trapped in London. We helped a German family find their way to Waterloo for a trip to the channel ports.

People were marvelling at the plane-free skies, and discussing the long-term implications of the crisis.
And what were the Sunday newspapers reporting? [Friday’s news](
When the journalistic radar is so detached from the mainstream experience, it’s no wonder that we’re going through a rough patch as a profession…
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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.