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Scott Blanchard

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Covers:  narrative writing, long-form features, investigative reporting, general news, local government, local politics, open government, open records, trauma journalism

Enterprise editor @ydrcom. '13 Ochberg Fellow. Fan of journalism with context. // The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away. (John Steinbeck)

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Biography

I lead enterprise and investigative reporting at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. My goal is to help produce thoughtful, contextual journalism that doesn't scream at you, but rather invites you in and offers you something you might not have known.

I was a 2013 Ochberg Fellow at the Dart ...

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@scott_blanchard — 1,327 followers, 4,788 tweets

Dec 02, 2016

RT @sarahbmyers: This is a much, much more convincing argument for the direction news should take then "give the ppl what they want"…

Dec 02, 2016

@EvanMcLaren Journalism: Agree with you, @carriedaway16, that journalists must be accountable to their communities. (2)

Dec 02, 2016

@carriedaway16 @EvanMcLaren We're talking about two different things. Fake news: Readers have obligation to kill it. (1)

Dec 02, 2016

@carriedaway16 @EvanMcLaren I'd say bad reporting differs from fake news. Journalists must be accountable; readers must kill fake news.

Dec 02, 2016

Who’s really to blame for fake news: Look in the mirror, America.  http://buff.ly/2h2XRV6  via @BillMoyersHQ

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports writer at the Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News-Record.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You have an opportunity and a responsibility to do independent, thoughtful journalism that offers insight and enrichment to your community.

Awards

Mimi Award -- honorable mention

2013 - Editing/leadership
Named in memory of Providence Journal editor Mimi Burkhardt, The Mimi Award, presented by the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism, recognizes editors who demonstrate the highest attention to ethics and compassion in telling the stories of victims.