Sweeping negative statements are a minefield for journalists. Say you're interviewing a guy for a profile, and you ask him if he's ever gotten into any trouble. "Never been arrested," he replies. Before including such a claim in a story, you've got to hit the databases covering the entire country. And then you'll have to [...]
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Wil Haygood, a towering narrative writer for the Washington Post's Style section, is taking a new job within the Post. After finishing up some outstanding Style assignments, he'll be heading to the National desk's enterprise team, which is headed up by Pulitzer winner David Finkel.
According to a Post memo: "Wil will train his unique voice [...]