Deconstructing Ed Yong’s “How the Pandemic Defeated America”

Learning from science journalism at its finest

Jesse Harris
Aug 12, 2020 · 10 min read

Actively deconstruct the work of good journalists in an attempt to decipher and reverse-engineer what makes their writing sing. — Ed Yong

Scope

Brevity and Clarity

Pseudo-Clichés and Metaphors

Emotional Stakes

Talking About Trump

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A publication for all things publishing, writing, and reading: news, resources, information, reviews, and creative writing.

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