Selective perception

I’m a former journalist. I was on a mystery panel one time and the moderator asked, “Has anyone here ever been quoted correctly by a journalist?” Every one of us who were journalists said, “Sure, always.” And everyone who never had been, said, “Of course not, never.” Lesson: People find the bias they expect to find.

About danahaynes

Dana Haynes is the author of ICE COLD KILL (2013), BREAKING POINT (2011) and CRASHERS (2010) from Minotaur and St. Martin's Press.

Posted on August 27, 2011, in Blog. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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