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793 - Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like 'Lede' and 'Spox'

793 - Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like 'Lede' and 'Spox'

Update: 2020-10-151
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Journalists "bury the lede," not the "lead." But why do they spell it that way? And what do HTK, TK, and CQ stand for? From "hed" to "spox," here's all the journo jargon that's fit to print.


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Soheila Mohammadi

sorry Where and how can I find the text of your podcasts to read? I am strengthening my listening skills with your podcasts and I am very interested in what you are saying😊

Oct 23rd
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793 - Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like 'Lede' and 'Spox'

793 - Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like 'Lede' and 'Spox'