If you're read the most recent Storyboard feature for the Nieman Reports magazine -- and, if you haven't, here it is -- you may know that narrative is increasingly taking to the stage and streets as journalism goes live… Read more

From Nieman Reports

Exploring the Rise of Live Journalism

May 7, 2015

Walking tours, workshops, and other live events bring narrative reporting and writing from the page to the stage

Narrative News

A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner Diana Marcum

April 30, 2015

The Los Angeles Times reporter talks about her stories on the California drought, Steinbeck and closing her eyes to make sure she wasn't dreaming.

The Pulitzer Prizes are revealed in one fell swoop, winners and finalists alike, 21 separate categories that cover everything from music to history to local news reporting. And many of the winning stories consist of… Read more

If you heard a story last week on NPR’s “Here and Now” about a new kind of nuclear reactor or perhaps remember a recent piece on PRI’s “The World” about the death of the word “uh,” you’ve encountered the… Read more

Want some smart, provocative, moving stories for your weekend inspiration? Here are Storyboard's picks of some notable recent work, ranging from poetry about race to essays on journalistic misdeeds and a tale about a forgotten… Read more

Editor's note: In his second and final installment from last weekend's "Power of Narrative" conference at Boston University, current Nieman Fellow Gabe Bullard explores strategies for storytelling as outlined by author Joshua Wolf Shenk during his session… Read more

Editor's Note: Last weekend, Boston University hosted its annual conference on narrative journalism. In the first of two dispatches from the conference, Nieman Fellow Gabe Bullard writes about a panel discussion featuring "Serial's" Sarah Koenig, among other… Read more

From Nieman Reports

Virtual Reality Lets the Audience Step into the Story

March 19, 2015

Journalists and documentary filmmakers are using new technologies to foster immersive storytelling

Forget South by Southwest. The real happening place to be Monday, at least if you're a narrative nerd, was Columbia, Missouri, where you could have heard a full day's worth of conversations between some top long-form… Read more

As thoughts turn to spring -- and spring break -- isn’t it time to plan some journalism-related travel? This round-up of upcoming conferences and workshops with a narrative or storytelling bent should help. Whether you… Read more

Michael J. Mooney staked his claim in the world of narrative journalism with two stories that ran just weeks apart in the summer of 2012. In June, Mooney, a staff writer at D magazine, published a searing account of… Read more