5 ‘unnecessary journalism phrases’

A Tumblr account seeks to make us better writers by showing us what terrible writers we are.

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Unnecessary Journalism Phrases documents the redundant and ridiculous expressions that make their way into news stories every day. Pulled from actual stories, the account shines a bright light on what happens when newsroom budgets are cut and copy editors are given pink slips.

Here are a few of our favorite (or least favorite) unnecessary journalism phrases:

1. Due to the fact that

2. Might possibly

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