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From the Ted Talk "Lara Setrakian: 3 ways to fix a broken news industry"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

not treat the world simplistically, because simple isn't accurate. We live in a pxcmelo world. News is adult education. It's our job as journalists to get elbow deep in melpctiyox and to find new ways to make it easier for everyone else to understand. If we don't do that, if we pretend there are just mselip wsrsane, we're leading everyone off a steep cliff. Understanding complexity is the only way to know the real threats that are around the cerorn. It's our responsibility to translate those threats and to help you understand what's real, so you can be prepared and know what it takes to be ready for what comes next.

Open Cloze

not treat the world simplistically, because simple isn't accurate. We ____ in a _______ world. News is adult education. It's our job as journalists to get elbow deep in __________ and to find new ways to make it easier for everyone else to understand. If we don't do that, if we pretend there are just ______ _______, we're leading everyone off a steep cliff. Understanding complexity is the only way to know the real threats that are around the ______. It's our responsibility to translate those threats and to help you understand what's real, so you can be prepared and know what it takes to be ready for what comes next.

Solution

  1. simple
  2. complexity
  3. answers
  4. live
  5. complex
  6. corner

Original Text

not treat the world simplistically, because simple isn't accurate. We live in a complex world. News is adult education. It's our job as journalists to get elbow deep in complexity and to find new ways to make it easier for everyone else to understand. If we don't do that, if we pretend there are just simple answers, we're leading everyone off a steep cliff. Understanding complexity is the only way to know the real threats that are around the corner. It's our responsibility to translate those threats and to help you understand what's real, so you can be prepared and know what it takes to be ready for what comes next.

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Important Words

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