Narrative News

Reporting on racism in America: One writer confronted with rage, another driven by it

October 27, 2017

A weekly roundup of some favorite things, for your reading and listening pleasure

Narrative News

Nikole Hannah-Jones on reporting about racial inequality: “What drives me is rage”

October 26, 2017

At the Power of Storytelling conference, the writer talks about Charlottesville and entrenched racism that reaches back 400 years in America

Annotation Tuesday!

Vice News correspondent Elle Reeve and “Charlottesville: Race and Terror”

October 24, 2017

The reporter shares some of the decisions that went into making the chilling documentary that goes behind the scenes with white nationalist leaders

Narrative News

The power of immersion journalism — for a year, or the moment we’re living in now

October 20, 2017

A weekly roundup of some favorite things, for your reading and listening pleasure

5 Questions

5(ish) Questions: Ted Genoways and his year-long embed on a family farm

October 19, 2017

In the book "This Blessed Earth," the writer and his wife, photographer Mary Anne Andrei, give voice to the Americans who provide the food we eat

Why is it great? Chabon has tapped into that greatest of sensory effects: the ability of smells to take you back to a place, a moment, a memory. The last one, in particular, works its … Read more

Digital Storytelling

Journalist Dena Takruri on being millennial, Arab American and a woman on camera

October 17, 2017

The presenter for Al Jazeera digital video news outlet AJ+ says her background makes her determined to give voice to the voiceless

Narrative News

This week Storyboard launched a series on the unicorn of longform: the story pitch

October 13, 2017

A weekly roundup of some favorite things, for your reading and listening pleasure

5 Questions

5(ish) Questions: “Bodega Stories” creator talks about her love for the corner store

October 12, 2017

As a Silicon Valley startup outrages Latinos and others with its automated "bodega," journalist Amaris Castillo speaks up for the human connection

Annotation Tuesday!

The Pitch: Jason Fagone on Landing “The Willy Wonka of Pot” in Grantland

October 10, 2017

As we launch a series about the mystical art of pitching longform stories, the longtime freelancer does the coolest thing: He annotates one of his own