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Learning the power of being first by watching alerts move markets. Finding on the Muni Bond reporting job that the less heralded beats hide some of the most significant stories. Recognizing that everyone has an important story by talking to service families battered by war rather than just the officials inside the Pentagon. Standing up for responsible journalism by refusing to rewrite a reporter's story that was smarter and less scandalous than the approach the bosses wanted. Ditching chase-the-polls coverage to free my team to think and be more ambitious. And deciding to get business literate to help our newsrooms own their destiny. I carry all of...

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