Between a furlough and a baseball doubleheader in Claremore, this might seem like a shorter roundup than normal. As the high school season finally ends — although actually it went by surprisingly fast — I anticipate a change in coverage strategies. Twice this past week I traded one story of 750 or 800 words for two stories of 400 to 450, and I expect such will be the case this week as well.
Not every story can be stretched to 750 words, and I think as long as the content is newsworthy and tells the story in full, a shorter story isn’t necessarily worse than a longer one.
Here’s all my content.