The co-founder of the unapologetically longform travel-food-politics site Roads & Kingdoms talks about teaming up with the chef-raconteur and reporting while under the influence of the hallucinogen ayahuasca
For his piece in Outside magazine, the writer talks about the trickiness of reporting on climate change and the importance of pacing: "readers can feel when the story loses its sense of the music, its forward progress"
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"
More than 30 years ago, a journalism grad student clipped the Washington Post story as a great example of how to transform a deadline story with narrative details. He still has it, and it's still a great example.