Why does everyone on NPR sound so good? Obama clings to his prompter, Forbes.com hires speechwriters for new Opinion Channel, and advice on specificity and “trimming points” from your speeches. By Christine KentSept. 24, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.