President Obama wipes away tears as he speaks at his presidential farewell address.

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Annotation Tuesday! Jessica Weisberg and The Atavist’s “A Family Matter”

January 3, 2017

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

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Annotation Tuesday! Rachel Monroe and “Have You Ever Thought About Killing Someone?”

December 6, 2016

The writer talks about her disturbing story for Matter on a man who said he wanted to be killed, the teen who took him up on it -- and her obsession with the bizarre case

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Annotation Tuesday! Brooke Jarvis and “The Deepest Dig”

October 18, 2016

The Seattle-based writer talks about her California Sunday Magazine piece on the "final frontier" of deep-sea mining, and adapting to the freelancing life

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Annotation Tuesday! Leah Sottile and “The Man Who Created Bigfoot”

October 11, 2016

The writer talks about her Outside magazine story on the cowboy behind the "Zapruder film" for the cryptozoological set -- and why she thinks it's good to be outside the mainstream

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Annotation Tuesday! Brian Kevin and “The Belfast Operation”

October 4, 2016

The Down East writer talks about "omni-multitasking" at a regional magazine, and what it's like reporting in the small towns of Maine

Longform specialist Jeff Maysh has a penchant for telling genre-breaking stories about people with secret lives. There’s the mom who assumed her daughter’s identity to return to high school; the Michigan farmer who made millions … Read more

A week ago, the Nieman Foundation hosted a fabulous event celebrating the Pulitzer’s Centennial. The theater was gorgeous, the stars  A-list (Robert Caro, Laura Poitras and Bob Woodward, to name a few), the production flawless. Read more

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Annotation Tuesday! David Wolman + Julian Smith and “The Cold War”

September 6, 2016

The writers talk about that rarest of beasts -- the funny longform narrative -- and going all "Rashomon ice cream war" for their Epic magazine piece

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The Pulitzer at 100: Taro Yamasaki and life inside Jackson State Prison

August 30, 2016

The photojournalist talks about how he got unprecedented access — and images — inside the world's largest walled prison

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Annotation Tuesday! Jon Mooallem’s “The Amateur Cloud Society That (Sort Of) Rattled the Scientific Community”

August 23, 2016

The writer talks about creating moments of beauty, and the one thing you want to tell people about the story even if it has nothing to do with everything else.

Unlike most of us, Davy Rothbart enjoys being thrown off balance, even if it leaves him uncomfortable or embarrassed — or even humiliated. Read more

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Annotation Tuesday! Rachel Aviv and “Your Son Is Deceased”

July 26, 2016

The New Yorker writer talks about a police department awash in machismo and parents who are told their home is in a "kill zone"