Re: FWD: inter-writer relations (was Re: Career changer vs.

Subject: Re: FWD: inter-writer relations (was Re: Career changer vs.
From: "Walker, Arlen P" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 13:46:57 -0600

>We don't expect that writing a software manual qualifies us to be
newspaper
>reporters. So what is that it we're doing or not doing, as a profession,
>to cause journalists not to give us the same courtesy and respect?
>
Um, speaketh for thyself. I think technical writing and journalism are
quite
similar skills. Pulling information out of SME's ranks right up there with
any journalist's reluctant interview subject. ;{>}


Have fun,
Arlen
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
DNRC 224

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
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