Posted by Sven Berg on July 27, 2015
Every reporter struggles to find balance between giving readers lots of good, relevant information and writing their stories in a way that moves them smoothly and logically from point to point.
Often, those objectives compete with each other. A lot of details can bog stories down and make it hard to read. We constantly weight the value of a piece of information against its effect on the writing of the story.
In my Saturday story on the perception of Boise as a divided city, I made what I now believe was the wrong decision on this front.
Posted by Sven Berg on July 8, 2015
“The request for vacation of a right-of-way is a request for an act of faith, of trust in you. And the question, I think, before this council, is: Are you trustworthy?”
Posted by Sven Berg on July 2, 2015
A few things to think about with a Boise City Council decision looming.
Posted by Sven Berg on June 10, 2015
Responding to homeless people's emergencies is far more expensive than providing a home.
Posted by Sven Berg on May 20, 2015
A look at what’s happened so far, and what’s likely to happen going forward.
Posted by Sven Berg on May 5, 2015
The contractor is taking a page out of wastewater treatment plants’ books for removing solid particles from water.