Public Editor

August 26, 2013 3:16 PM

Jarring jargon?

When writing about niche topics, should journalists use lingo familiar to the worlds they’re writing about? Pointing to a story about a developer’s plan to build a new hotel in the Crossroads, an emailer noticed development reporter Kevin Collison refers to “two flags” in the project: a Marriott Courtyard and Residence Inn.

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