Journalism takes time

For depth, accuracy, and emotional impact, there’s no substitute for intimate, open-minded, patient field reporting.

The real story is out there, and inside the people. Dirty shoes from trekking with wildlife researchers. Source: YHLaw.

For my stories now, I’m digging for numbers and calling sources for maps and contacts. All done at my desk, eyes on a screen. Maybe I won’t need to get out.