Strictly Q&A

Writing past politics to a “female way of approaching things” in commentary

November 17, 2020

Schmoozing with 2012 Pulitzer winner Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune on interviewing sensitive subjects, sharing her life, and aging

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What happened when a journalist tracked the origins of the rape evidence kit

November 4, 2020

Pagan Kennedy dug beyond stories about the backlog in rape kit testing to reveal the woman who invented the kit and how she was shelved by history

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The fashion critic of The New York Times sees clothing as an extension of culture

November 3, 2020

A "lucky mistake" made Vanessa Friedman become a major voice in fashion

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How the road led out of and back into journalism

October 30, 2020

The Pivot: A young journalist was dumped out of newsrooms, found a new life, then was lured back with better boundaries

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Pitching the IWMF: Focus on undercovered issues, think big and dare to stretch

October 22, 2020

For 30 years, the International Women's Media Fund has helped fund women journalists and ambitious projects around the world

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Wisdom from Melissa Fay Greene about deep reporting on sensitive subjects

September 23, 2020

Her Atlantic story following the fate of adopted Romanian orphans delves into science, psychology and the tricky shoals of parenthood

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How limitations — COVID, budgets, access and more — can spark fresh ideas

September 17, 2020

From coaching camera skills to honoring drone laws, the lifestyles production unit at GBH in Boston chases creative documentary work

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Introducing “The Pivot,” in which journalists find their way through industry chaos

September 9, 2020

National Magazine Award winner Chris Jones loses his job and his marriage, so writes his way to Mars

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How reporting through time and place reveals character

August 28, 2020

ESPN's Wright Thompson returns to an old subject — Michael Jordan — and finds a fresh story in the haunted soil of his history

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One cold case murder. Two narrative forms.

August 26, 2020

A magazine writer and a documentary filmmaker discuss how storytelling platforms shaped their coverage of the same cold case hate murder

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How a high school journalist geared up to cover protests in Portland, Oregon

August 20, 2020

Eddy Binford-Ross provided nightly eye-witness coverage of historic, and sometimes violent, clashes between police and protestors

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Two veteran newswomen learn podcasting to retell the story of women’s suffrage

August 18, 2020

Award-winning journalists Ellen Goodman and Lynn Sherr take a deep and intimate dive into the history of the 19th Amendment in "She Votes!"