Award-winning biz journalist, media personality, free agent. Author, Tales from the Newsrooms. Appeared on Sharyl Attkisson's documentary show.

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@PaulBurton_BB — 212 followers, 3,967 tweets

Lose the phrase "express concern." It reeks of genteelism.
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@nicolegelinas When I was a sports editor upstate, I overheard one of my reporters say "I'd better get rid of the passive voice. Paul will kick my ass." I smiled to myself knowing I was doing my job right.
RT @nicolegelinas: The passive construction is always an indicator that a reporter hasn't sourced, substantiated something well. "It h…
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