Exploring the art and craft of story
January 13, 2017
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A roundup of some favorite things, for your reading and listening pleasure
In this story on the "quiet" effects of PTSD, the Los Angeles Times writer realized that the heart of the narrative lay in the tension at home, not in the crash that brought the soldier home
The writer talks about immersive reporting for her story on two parents' fight to get their kids back from Child Protective Services, and her work across narrative platforms
A weekly roundup of some favorite things, for your reading and listening pleasure
Journalist Kareem Shaheen, reporting for the Guardian on the besieged Syrian city, talks about the power, and the limitations, of using Skype, Twitter and WhatsApp to report the story
The multimedia series chronicling the global migrant crisis takes cues from audience behavior and uses those lessons to the story’s advantage
The writer talks about his New York Times Magazine piece on a methane gas leak: "In any disaster, it starts with a person and their sob story and takes it from there. I think it’s very tedious to read stories like that"
The Outside magazine writer climbed to a 20,000-foot glacier to try to find out why a plane crashed mysteriously 31 years ago, and wrote a story that's Sherlock Holmes meets "Into Thin Air"
As the CIA concludes that Moscow interfered in the U.S. presidential election, here's a collection of some of the best literary journalism about the Russian leader
In his Vanity Fair piece, the writer takes us on a suspenseful journey through the many identities of the man who conned his way to the top of American society