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Social Engineering in Newsrooms with Hamilton and Burr
Using dueling/singing historical personalities to reframe communication challenges at workPosted on
Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, two of the most successful guys operating during the dawn of American politics, faced a problem very similar to the ones we have in newsrooms today. They wanted to get things done at a breakneck pace, but the politics of dealing with other people slowed them down. Journalists have a similar issue. When you work in news, it can feel like working with other people is as much—or more—work as the journalism itself.