This post is part of NRN's newsroom blog, Reporter's Notebook. Fascinating — that’s the only word that describes the brouhaha that continues to surround Marilyn Hagerty one week after social media plucked her from obscurity and made her a star. Hagerty, an octogenarian reporter at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, on March 7 published a review titled “Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome” that quickly went viral as readers either balked ...

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