In this episode of The Snippet Podcast, Matt talks with business strategist and former journalist Paul Carroll about the storytelling lessons he’s learned from the changing face of journalism.
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Paul Carroll has a fascinating career deeply rooted in storytelling. In his 17 years as a reporter and editor for the Wall Street Journal, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; he has written two business books, most recently Billion-Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn From the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years; and he lectures and consults on innovation.
- What changes has Paul seen in journalism and the role of storytelling over the course of his career?
- How do the roles of national and local news differ?
- How has the prevalence of video changed the news industry?
- Why was self-publishing the right choice for his more recent projects?
- The lesson Elmore Leonard teaches us about making a story better