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Cicero Reporting Flashback: Patience, Persistence Pay Off in Pursuit of Story

Who said nice guys finish last? Being nice—cordial, respectful, patient—pays dividends, whether in public relations, marketing or, yes, even journalism. Say, for instance, you are a newspaper reporter getting stonewalled in your efforts to reach someone getting paid $1,000 a month to serve on a town commission that has never met. (In fairness, this commission doesn’t […]