Why do members of your team have at least 10 years of newsroom experience?

Malcolm Gladwell, in his best-selling book, The Tipping Point, posits that attaining a high level of proficiency in a field requires 10,000 hours of endeavor. To be on the safe side, we doubled Gladwell’s standard and set the bar at 20,000 hours—the equivalent of working full-time in a newsroom for 10 years.