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Read this post in Russian, translated by Google. Читать этот пост на русском языке, перевод Google.

Teaching through an interpreter is something like telling a story on Twitter. You have to learn to make each point briefly.

I like to think I develop some rhythm and momentum in my speaking style when I’m leading a workshop in English.

In the same way, I enjoyed the rhythm and momentum of long-form writing in my days as a newspaper reporter. Most of the stories I remember fondly from my reporting were long narratives, in-depth investigative stories and detailed explanatory pieces. But I have enjoyed and learned from the Twitter challenge and excitement of writing something meaningful and clear in just 140 characters. (more…)

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Read this post in Russian, translated by Google. Читать этот пост на русском языке, перевод Google.

We have experienced the Siberian winter.

When I first received an invitation to visit Siberia in December, Mimi and I had the same reaction: Siberia in December? Really? What about June?

Kate, host, guide and friend

But on reflection, I was pretty glad the invitation was for December. If you’re going to a place known for its harsh climate, you should get a taste of the climate. Not necessarily a feast, but at least a taste. And we have. (more…)

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Read this post in Russian, translated by Google. Читать этот пост на русском языке, перевод Google.

I’m a world away from American journalists, speaking through a Russian interpreter, but this still sounds somehow familiar:

When I talk about new tools, new storytelling techniques and new business models, journalists ask whether this is still journalism. (more…)

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