The My Lai Peace Park, under construction in 2008.

Annotation Tuesday!

A “book report” on The Mueller Report

June 11, 2019

A high school English teacher grades Washington Post Alexandra Petri's column on one of the most important documents of our times

Annotation Tuesday!

A sex worker plunges to her death and a reporter demands to know: Who was she?

June 4, 2019

Dan Barry led a team at The New York Times to uncover a name, a life history, and the sinister world of power and exploitation on 40th Road

Annotation Tuesday!

On trial for the Ghost Ship warehouse fire: Was an accused villain miscast as the bad guy?

May 14, 2019

For "In the Ashes of Ghost Ship," Elizabeth Weil saw beyond existing news coverage to explore a story no one else had told

Annotation Tuesday!

From a caress of love to a fist of fear

May 7, 2019

The New Yorker story "A Raised Hand," by Rachel Louise Snyder, is the foundation of a new book on the scourge of domestic violence

Annotation Tuesday!

Shop Class: Learning to look up, down, sideways, backwards and beyond

March 12, 2019

An amateur photographer's blog provides lessons for all storytellers on where to train your eye

Annotation Tuesday!

THE PITCH: Wired’s exec editor seeks stories that reveal all faces of technology

March 5, 2019

Rejections aren't personal: “70 percent of why pitches don't work has nothing to do with the writer”

Annotation Tuesday!

Shining light on a “shadow” special-ed program in the Georgia public schools

January 22, 2019

Rachel Aviv of The New Yorker uses the narrative of one child in one school to reveal the widespread costs of "separate and unequal"

Annotation Tuesday!

An annotated project that “breaks the ‘rules’ in all the right ways”

January 15, 2019

How a ProPublica Illinois team used private records and an innovative collaboration with their sources to produce an investigative narrative

Annotation Tuesday!

THE PITCH: How to crack the code of live storytelling with Pop-Up Magazine

December 18, 2018

"Ephemeral" true stories that inform, surprise and delight

Annotation Tuesday!

How film class led to fighting wildfires which led to finding a home which led to a memoir

December 11, 2018

Sarah Berns took Outside readers smokejumping (and brothel-hopping). Now she takes us on a screenwriter's journey through narrative

Annotation Tuesday!

Braving the Drake Passage, swimming with leopard seals and interviewing a non-talker

December 4, 2018

National Geographic writer Craig Welch drafts behind visual storytellers and turns silent subjects into the compelling voices of climate change

Annotation Tuesday!

Serendipity brings two men together on the football field, and in the rest of life

November 13, 2018

How Sarah Spain and a team at ESPN reported the amazing true tale of a father and son who found each other without knowing who they were