Could any D.C. reporters or editors be considered “genius?”
NPR wants to know who we’d nominate as geniuses in our midst – not journalists necessarily, but why not? The MacArthur Genius grant winners are out (these are real geniuses, like a marine biologist, an anthropologist, or an historian studying Thomas Jefferson‘s descendants and slave Sally Hemmings).
We digress. There must be a genius journalist or two out there. If so, nominate them, NPR will post finalists and then you vote – no, you can’t win anything, but it might be nice to be called “genius.” The criteria is “originality, insight and potential.”
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