Afghan women wait to receive food rations distributed by a humanitarian aid group, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in April 25, 2022. Women were ordered to wear full burqas in public after the Taliban retook control of the country following the 2021 pullout of U.S. troops.

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How M*A*S*H* practiced journalism to deepen its storytelling

September 29, 2022

On the 50th anniversary of the iconic TV show, Actor Alan Alda, aka Hawkeye Pierce, described the serious reporting that served the show's mission

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How narratives defined a Queen and a Queen changed a narrative

September 13, 2022

The life and death of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II can be seen through disdain for monarchy or as an insightful view of history

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Teaching (or learning) story craft? Storyboard is here to help

September 2, 2022

A sampling of possibilities on how to use Storyboard in your journalism and writing classes

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Cutting through compassion fatigue with sensory writing

August 29, 2022

The editor reflects on war stories that reach through distraction, make the abstract real and bring the faraway close

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Storytelling that reaches through your feet to your soul

August 23, 2022

A Chicks concert delivers a strong through-line in percussive, sequined, unapologetic multilmedia

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J-school everywhere, everyday

August 16, 2022

A new school year comes with potential, but the lessons needed for great story work are all around us

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Bill Russell, unbeatable on and off the court

August 9, 2022

Reflections on the death of an American great by two sportswriters who know that games reflect life — and can make for serious journalism

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Do Not Erase! the magic that happens on deadline

August 2, 2022

Some thoughts on creation of the "daily miracle" that few people ever see

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Bear essentials and beyond

July 28, 2022

A few shares on bears and books, puppies and propaganda, football and failures of leadership

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Francis X. Clines: The consummate newspaper journalist

July 19, 2022

From covering New York characters to the Cold War to The Troubles in Ireland, Clines was a master of credibility and elegance

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When your saved story becomes one more overstuffed space

July 12, 2022

The editor reflects on why her tidy life ends at her digital storage files

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Struggling to explain American democracy to a visitor

July 5, 2022

A conversation with a Sri Lankan journalist about news in the U.S. is a reminder to push past assumed narratives