As newsrooms shrink, a former obit writer mourns the loss of bustling staffs that took deadline dives into fascinating lives, and looks fondly at the New York Times piece marking the death of an old favorite, James Thurber
The writer of the New York Times Magazine story about a subject fraught with politics talks about how narrative journalism has the power to transform the rhetoric into "a real story, a rich, full story"
Why is it great? This is exciting — a guest submission from Pulitzer Prize winner Maria Henson, whose series of editorials on battered women in Kentucky was awarded the prize for Editorial Writing in 1992. Read more
At Harvard's "The Future of News: Journalism in a Post-Truth Era" event, Chicago Tribune reporter Lolly Bowean says that going small can sometimes forge connections -- and overcome divisions -- that going large cannot
The New Yorker writer talks about his story on the awakening of a daughter of the reviled Westboro Baptist Church, calling it "a culmination of things I was writing about at Gawker — explaining things that seemed really horrible"